Australia

Report

20 Feb 2019

The primary aim of this project was to determine how online distribution is changing the environment for operating a creative micro-enterprise, and with it, the larger relationship between public and private spheres. A key research question was - what are the ‘self-making’ skills required to...

Report

20 Feb 2019

This research outlines the significant obstacles faced by refugees with disabilities who are living in Australia. The report is based on consultations with individuals affected and service providers. It reveals that despite policy improvements which have enabled more refugees with disabilities to settle in Australia,...

Report

20 Feb 2019

For this sixth report, wastewater samples were collected during weeks of June and August 2018. Wastewater analysis was conducted at 58 sites (22 capital city and 36 regional) across all Australian states and territories, covering 13 substances, providing a detailed picture of national drug consumption.

Report

20 Feb 2019

This report highlights that people with cardiovascular disease require aggressive management of their risk factors to prevent secondary cardiovascular events. This includes effective strategies to support medicine and treatment adherence, rehabilitation, and lifestyle changes.

Report

19 Feb 2019

Animal cruelty offences in Victoria is the first ever report on how animal cruelty is sentenced in the state. It identifies the animal cruelty offences people and corporations were sentenced for between 2008 and 2017, the sentences imposed for those offences and other offences...

Report

19 Feb 2019

This report assesses the potential for existing data sources to improve monitoring overweight and obesity in Australia, and highlights future opportunities for improve monitoring these conditions. A 4-step process is used to assess the utility of different data sources to provide relevant information on the...

Report

A report from National Disability Services’ Annual Market Survey
19 Feb 2019

This report finds that the sector, struggling with disruption caused by the rollout of the NDIS, is becoming increasingly precarious.

Report

19 Feb 2019

This report outlines how the Victorian Government is tracking against its commitment to improving outcomes for Aboriginal Victorians, as measured against the Victorian Aboriginal Affairs Framework.

Guide

19 Feb 2019

This quick guide provides an overview of how therapeutic goods are approved, how their supply is regulated, and how they are monitored for safety in Australia.

Report

19 Feb 2019

This report investigates the causes of three major fish kills in the Darling River near Menindee in December 2018 and January 2019. It was produced at the request of the Hon. Bill Shorten MP, Leader of the Federal Opposition and was made public by the...

Report

19 Feb 2019

The indications that favour a new start for the bilateral relationship between Australia and India are explored in this paper, as are contra-indications – a summary of past failures.

Commentary

18 Feb 2019

They are highly effective at exposing wrongdoing, but do they influence policy development? A two-stage approach might be more effective, say the authors.

Commentary

15 Feb 2019

Would a Health Reform Commission give a Labor government the cover it needs to deal with powerful interest groups? Jennifer Doggett takes a look.

Report

15 Feb 2019

The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of human trafficking and slavery in Australia, using the statistical method of multiple systems estimation (MSE).

Report

15 Feb 2019

The audit objective was to assess the effectiveness of risk management, data monitoring and public reporting arrangements associated with the Australian Government's funding of public hospital services under the 2011 National Health Reform Agreement.

Report

15 Feb 2019

The ACMA communications report 2017–18 highlights the striking pace of change in the Australian communications and media landscape. The public's ever-increasing appetite for content and services has driven unprecedented developments over the last four years.

Report

The appalling state of emergency accommodation in Melbourne’s north and west
15 Feb 2019

This report has been prepared in response to consumer feedback that highlights the crisis in crisis accommodation in Melbourne’s north and west.

Report

14 Feb 2019

For the first time, the Queensland Government has produced a new publication, a 'report card' contribution which it says moves away from a deficit model towards one underpinned by community strengths.

Strategy

14 Feb 2019

This strategy document outlines the Australian government’s policy and long-term reform agenda for the Australian resources sector.

Commentary

14 Feb 2019

Some targets seem easier to meet than others, while some are just plain unreliable. Here are four things we've learnt from the last decade of Closing the Gap policy.

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