Report

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.
Report

Targeting support for rural communities in the COVID-19 recovery

No New Zealand region will escape the current economic downturn, but some rural communities will face bigger impacts than others. This report looks at how to identify and target support at communities most affected by COVID-19.
Report

Poverty in Australia 2020 - part 2: who is affected?

This report provides the human face of poverty in Australia and explains who is most affected and at risk. Looked at through the varied aspects of life – our age, gender, family relationships, paid work and sources of income, disability and other characteristics - the...
Report

Frontier firms: an international small advanced economy perspective

The aim of this paper is to offer some perspectives on the type of policy interventions that will lead to material improvement in New Zealand’s productivity. New Zealand’s small size – and a small number of large or high growth firms – makes it feasible...
Report

Faster, further, fairer: putting people at the heart of tackling the climate and nature emergency

This interim report of the IPPR Environmental Justice Commission finds that to act with the ambition and at the scale that the climate and nature emergency demands, requires a new approach. Central to the ethos of the commission is the recognition that there is an...
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Policy lessons from catastrophic events

Research into policy and policy failures tends to focus on analysis rather than implementation and enforcement. The Bennett Institute recently hosted a workshop to bring together people from different domains of safety practice and research backgrounds to discuss the challenge. This report details those discussions.
Working paper

Councils as employers of choice

This paper draws on a review of Australian and international literature on disability employment and social procurement. Government publications examining public procurement as a policy response to unemployment, as well as reports produced by social procurement intermediary organisations both in Australia and internationally, were also...
Report

Who gets what where

This paper outlines numerous employment programs that are funded by the Australian and state governments and are open to young people (at July 2019). It shows the scope and focus of government investment, as well as some limitations.
Report

Enterprise resilience: boosting your corporate immune system

The authors of this report argue that successful enterprise resilience initiatives require an approach that’s broader than traditional business continuity planning or disaster recovery, and permeates through all areas of the business across People, Processes & Operations, Technology & Cyber, Physical Assets & Facilities and...
Report

Australian home ownership: past reflections, future directions

This research report documents that the ‘Australian dream’ of home ownership is no longer relevant in the contemporary era. Analysis of statistical trends for Australian tenure change and comparative analysis of the direction of ownership in equivalent countries are the basis for this conclusion.