Decision making

Journal article

18 Nov 2018

Smart city and smart home concepts have become increasingly popular, especially in the last decade. Many people have positive notions of living in a smart city or smart home, but not too many users can really define what these concepts mean. One of the reasons...

Journal article

1 Sep 2018

The main problem in creating successful efficiency improvement policies is adjusting objectives to local development programs, dependent on public awareness. This article attempts to find a framework for the costs of changing energy policies using neural networks to identify the social-infrastructure conditions. An analysis model...

Fact sheet

14 Aug 2018

Knowing what to do with scientific research outcomes can be tricky. But, by changing how we present research proposals or findings to government and industry, we have a real chance to influence policy making and industry practice. The fact sheet covers 9 principles:

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Report

31 Mar 2018

Evidence-based decision making (EBDM) is a framework that has yielded huge benefits in fields ranging from medicine to social policy. While the concept is becoming popular in the built environment sector and terms such as “evidence-based design” are now widely used, our research has shown...

Report

30 Jan 2018

It is now taken for granted that trialling and testing inform medical practice. The What Works Centres that sit at the heart of the Network have begun to bring that same transformative approach to other public sector professions.

Journal article

1 Sep 2017

To enable society to better manage the risks and opportunities arising from changes in climate, engagement between the users and the providers of climate information needs to be much more effective and should better link climate information with decision-making.

Technical report

22 Mar 2017

This audit found that DELWP and the audited councils are not being fully effective in their management and implementation of the planning system. In particular, planning schemes remain complex and have had mixed success in achieving planning policy objectives.

Report

14 Dec 2016

This report concludes a community law reform project considering whether Victorians should be permitted to leave funeral and burial instructions that are binding on the person with the right to control the deceased’s funeral and burial arrangements.

The Victorian Law Reform Commission recommends that...

Guide

2 Nov 2016

Without strong and ambitious policy support, the energy efficiency potential of cities is likely to remain largely untapped. Often cities have the opportunity to implement policies and programmes in the building sector that are complementary, more stringent or reflect greater ambition than national activities....

Report

1 Nov 2016

The Department of Justice NSW is seeking to optimise the use of civil court and tribunal data for evidence-based decision-making, specifically the civil divisions of the Local, District and the Supreme Court, the Land and Environment Court, and the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT)....

Report

1 Nov 2016

The Department of Justice NSW is seeking to optimise the use of civil court and tribunal data for evidence-based decision-making, specifically the civil divisions of the Local, District and the Supreme Court, the Land and Environment Court and the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT)....

Report

1 Nov 2016

The Department of Justice NSW is seeking to optimise the use of civil court and tribunal data for evidence-based decision-making, specifically the civil divisions of the Local, District and the Supreme Court, the Land and Environment Court and the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT)....

Report

1 Nov 2016

The Department of Justice NSW is seeking to optimise the use of civil court and tribunal data for evidence-based decision-making, specifically the civil divisions of the Local, District and the Supreme Court, the Land and Environment Court and the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT)....

Report

15 Jun 2016

This report examines the extent to which Queensland’s guardianship system upholds the right of people to make their own decisions. The report found that aspects of Queensland's guardianship legislation uphold and support a person's decision-making autonomy, but it also imposes limits to supported decision-making. It...

Working paper

31 May 2016

A major thrust of policy and practice within human services in recent years has been the implementation of evidence-based practices. However, despite the wide-spread use of such evidence-based programs and strategies, we are not always getting the kind of results we would expect when we...

Report

11 May 2016

This report looks at the reasons for creating the unitary Auckland Council, and asks whether it has solved the problems of the old local government structure. The report notes mixed results, with one key goal being met while the other has not. Five years on,...

Book

17 Jan 2016

In recent years, the search for innovative, locally relevant and engaging public service has become the new philosophers’ stone. Social procurement represents one approach to maximising public spending and social value through the purchase of goods and services. It has gained increasing attention in recent...

Poster

17 Nov 2015

Student poster - Participants Annual Forum - Christian Perez, Closing the loop on evidence-based decision-making

Poster

17 Nov 2015

Student Poster – Participants Annual Forum 2015 – Subha Parida, The effect of green buildings on performance, productivity and well-being: study on office buildings

Thesis

24 Aug 2015

Abstract

The ability of decision makers to respond to climate change impacts such as sea-level rise and increased flood frequency is challenged by uncertainty about scale, timing, dynamic changes that could lead to regime shifts, and by societal changes. Climate change adaptation decision...

Overview

 

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