Policy report

From Townsville to Tuvalu: health and climate change in Australia and the Asia Pacific region

This policy paper highlights evidence and case studies to show how climate and environmental change will affect human health in the Asia Pacific region. It also provides proposals for how Australian governments - federal, state and local - might respond to this challenge.
Draft report

Global strategy on digital health: 2020-2024

The purpose of a global strategy on digital health is to promote healthy lives and wellbeing for everyone, everywhere, at all ages. This draft strategy sets out a vision, strategic objectives and a framework for action to advance digital health. It has been developed in...
Guide

From squeaky wheels to champions of consensus

There are many strategies available and many technological solutions that can assist with community engagement. However, in this e-book we present a framework for thinking about community engagement and moving to more collaborative decision making processes. We call this framework the Triple-O framework and it...
Report

Playing God: the immigration minister's unrestrained power

As this report reveals, ministers now exercise power that is mostly beyond the review of judges. Such power should be exercised humanely and in accordance with morality, not absolute law. Yet, this report reveals that this is no longer the case.
Report

The changing institutions of private rental housing: an international review

What lessons can be drawn from institutional change in private rental sectors (PRSs) internationally which could enhance the equity, efficiency and effectiveness of the sector in Australia, particularly to improve outcomes for low-income tenants?
Survey

Youth survey report 2017

Now in its 16th year, the results from this survey build on knowledge gained from past reports, while also providing a snapshot of how young people feel currently about their own lives and broader national issues.
Systematic review

Effects of certification schemes for agricultural production on socio-economic outcomes in low- and middle-income countries

What effects do certification schemes for sustainable agricultural production have on household and individual well-being in low- and middle-income countries? This systematic review suggests the results are mixed, but identify contextual factors that may influence positive outcomes.
Other text

A practitioners view of organisational resilience

In the increasingly challenging and dynamic operational and strategic environments in which organisations are required to function, there may be a quite natural temptation to fit the needs of organisational resilience (OR) to the organisation by incoherently using a blend of existing functions and based...
Working paper

E‐MONEY KNOWLEDGE PRODUCT: Trust law protections for e‐money customers

At the request of the Alliance for Financial Inclusion’s Pacific Islands Working Group (PIWG), the Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP)3 contracted Jonathan Greenacre, a consultant, to analyse the trust arrangements used by e-money issuers in the following Pacific countries: Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tonga...
Working paper

Superannuation fees and asset allocation

There is considerable debate about the size of fees charged by superannuation funds. This paper investigates both investment fees and administration fees and shows that there are economically valid reasons why most investment fees are set at their current level. Our results show that on...