Stop the war on children

This report explores children at risk of recruitment and use by armed forces or armed groups.
Policy report

Hunting the phoenix

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) uses talent-recruitment programs to gain technology from abroad through illegal or non-transparent means. This report focuses on overseas talent-recruitment operations—how the CCP goes abroad to hunt or lure 'phoenixes.'

Behavioural approaches to increasing workforce diversity

This document focuses only on behavioural interventions, not structural changes or policies, such as flexible working arrangements, return-to-work options, cadetships and targeted positions.

Going blind to see more clearly: unconscious bias in Australian Public Services shortlisting processes

This study assessed whether women and minorities are discriminated against in the early stages of the recruitment process for senior positions in the Australian Public Service (APS).
Briefing paper

Recruiting and retaining foster carers

The ICPS Research to Practice Series links the findings of research undertaken by the Institute of Child Protection Studies, Australian Catholic University, to the development of policy and practice in the area of child, youth and family welfare. This issue explores what works to help...

Shifting gears: employment in the automotive components manufacturing industry

This report examines employment opportunities and challenges in the Australian automotive component manufacturing sector with a focus on employment trends; skill shortages and recruitment and training strategies; labour adjustment measures required to assist redeployed and affected workers; and measures to support skills development, innovation and...