Australia

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Domestic arts tourism: connecting the country

Domestic arts tourism supports local jobs and economies, while enriching and connecting Australians through creative experiences This report draws on Tourism Research Australia data and other resources to provide insights into the behaviour of people travelling within Australia.
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Co-designing a peer support platform for people with low vision and blindness

This report evaluates the design and development of a prototype Peer Support Platform that aimed to address the information, linkages and capacity (ILC) building needs of people with low vision and blindness.
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The 2022 Australian federal election: results from the Australian Election Study

This report presents findings from the 2022 Australian Election Study (AES). The AES surveyed a nationally representative sample of 2,508 voters after the 2022 Australian federal election to find out what shaped their choices in the election.
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Untapped potential: trends and disparities in the economic participation of migrant and refugee women in Australia

This report brings together information from a variety of sources specifically on the economic participation of migrant and refugee women. The research includes a review of the academic literature, as well as analyses of major data sources.
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Trends in Australian political opinion: results from the Australian Election Study, 1987-2022

The Australian Election Study (AES) provides the most sophisticated and comprehensive source of evidence ever collected on political attitudes and behaviour in Australia. This monograph presents the long-term trends over time in voter attitudes and behaviour in Australia. Situating the 2022 election in historical context...
Discussion paper

Inquiry into Long Covid and repeated Covid infections: issues paper

This issues paper has been released to provide interested parties with an update on the Committee’s inquiry to date, and also to identify some of the issues and themes emerging from the Committee’s preliminary investigations and to highlight gaps and areas that the Committee intends...
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A new Medicare: strengthening general practice

This report calls for an overhaul of the way general practitioners work and get paid so Australia can turn the tide of chronic disease, keep more people out of hospital, and ensure poorer Australians get the care they need when they need it.
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Australian experiences of poverty: risk precarity and uncertainty during COVID-19

This report analyses the benefits and drawbacks of the policy changes that were put in place to address COVID-19 impacts. The report draws on the perspectives of those services supporting people experiencing poverty to examine the escalation of needs and compounded difficulties for people in...
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Preparing Australia: designing an Australian Centre for Disease Control (CDC)

This report argues for the establishment of an Australian Centre for Disease Control - to bring together the various elements of health protection and promotion into one organisation.
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Young people under youth justice supervision and their interaction with the child protection system 2020–21

This report presents information on young people under youth justice supervision during 2020–21 who had an interaction with the child protection system in the 5 years between 1 July 2016 and 30 June 2021.
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The benefits and challenges of Australian government investment in infrastructure in outer suburban growth areas: final report

This report analyses real world examples of what is possible in the growing outer suburbs, and highlights benefits from these interventions. The analysis includes a variety of case study projects in outer suburbs, across three categories: economic development, community infrastructure and transport infrastructure.
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Growing challenges, rising ambitions

This report examines a range of pathways for U.S.-Australia cooperation to evolve and deepen. Covering economic, technological, diplomatic, development and defense topics, the 18 essays in this report outline the state of play on each topic, frame the most salient questions and challenges, and offer...
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News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code: the Code’s first year of operation

The News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code (the Code) was a world-first initiative. As such, its prospects were uncertain when it took effect on 3 March 2021. The Code aims to address bargaining power imbalances to ensure that news businesses receive fair remuneration...
Research Summary

Delivery of VET: emerging trends in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

This publication contributes to the growing body of work investigating online and blended training delivery in vocational education and training (VET). It presents the delivery mode of subject-level enrolments in VET for 2019 (pre-pandemic), 2020 and 2021. The aim is to examine whether, and how...
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Report on the production of digital commons and on the conditions of the organisation and action of the Digital Commons Policy Council

The Digital Commons Policy Council was created to build connections between the worlds of policy-making and of community-based digital innovation. This report documents their activities and outlines some future plans.
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Digital energy futures: foresights for future living

This report reveals new foresights for energy management in Australian households, including keenness to switch to electric vehicles, the need for better battery charging infrastructure, and sharing renewable energy.
Policy report

Policy futures: a reform agenda

It is intended that this publication will serve to increase the accessibility of valuable evidence and experiences to policy-makers within Australia. The University of Queensland and the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust also hope that it will encourage more partnership approaches toward developing public policy that...
Survey

Time for respect: fifth national survey on sexual harassment in Australian workplaces

This report outlines the findings of the Australian Human Rights Commission’s latest survey on the prevalence, nature and reporting of sexual harassment in Australia, with a focus on workplaces. This is the fifth such survey undertaken by the Australian Human Rights Commission since 2003.
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Commonwealth Closing the Gap annual report 2022

The Minister for Indigenous Australians has delivered the Commonwealth Closing the Gap Annual Report 2022. This is the first annual report since the commencement of the National Agreement on Closing the Gap in 2020, and the release of the Commonwealth Closing the Gap Implementation Plan...
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Climate change: concern, behaviour and the six Australias

The results from this study have been analysed across three different categories: climate change audience segments, civic behaviours and private behaviours. These themes have been further segmented to discuss the implications of age and gender on environmental behaviours.