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Journal article

14 Mar 2019
7

This article argues that the Australian labour market and industrial relations policies are poised for fundamental change. A combination of political and macroeconomic factors has created a historic opportunity to turn away from the individualised, market-driven labour market policy that has prevailed since the 1980s,...

Journal article

26 Feb 2019
22

This article identifies the apps that are most frequently used in 148 Australian primary schools and categorises them by their stated treatment of identifiable information.

Journal article

24 Feb 2019
20

The Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017 (Vic) (VAD Act) will become operational on 19 June 2019. A designated 18‐month implementation period has seen an Implementation Taskforce appointed, and work is underway on projects including developing clinical guidance, models of care, medication protocols and training for...

Journal article

20 Feb 2019
14

Abstract:

Background: The community prevalence of advance care directives (ACDs) is low despite known benefits of advance care planning for patients, families and health professionals.

Aim: To determine the community prevalence of instructional and appointing ACDs in New South Wales, Victoria and...

Chapter

30 Jan 2019
10

Climate change presents urban areas in Africa with significant challenges relating to adaptation to dynamic climate risks and protection of critical infrastructure systems and residents’ livelihoods.

Collection

Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence in Health Care
29 Jan 2019
13

After years of development, machine learning methods have matured enough to be used in clinical medicine. In 2018 the FDA approved software to screen patients for diabetic retinopathy, and the methods are rapidly making their way into other applications for image analysis, natural language processing,...

Journal article

28 Jan 2019
9

Abstract:

Arguably, deciding the timing and manner of one’s death is the biggest decision of all.

With the Victorian Voluntary Assisted Dying Act commencing in 2019, assessing capacity to choose Voluntary Assisted Dying (VAD) becomes a critical issue for clinicians in Victoria,...

Working paper

7 Jan 2019
26

This paper describes and tries to reconcile trends in alternative work arrangements in the United States using data from the Contingent Worker Survey supplements to the Current Population Survey (CPS) for 1995 to 2017, the 2015 RAND-Princeton Contingent Work Survey (CWS), and administrative tax data...

Collection

21 Dec 2018
11

With a broad range of international Indigenous research resources brought together, the Informit Indigenous Collection offers a variety of content on both historical and topical issues within Indigenous studies. Readily available, the multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary framework encompasses anthropology, community development, cultural studies, economics, education, health,...

Journal article

22 Nov 2018
11

Abstract :

For many agricultural commodity sectors, efforts to meet international obligations regarding emissions reduction are increasing. The Australian cotton industry has already made advances in this regard and the high yields associated with Australian cotton production dramatically minimise greenhouse gas emissions intensity....

Journal article

15 Nov 2018
9

This paper examines the impacts of the flagship of the sharing economy—Uber—on workers employed in conventional taxi services.

Journal article

12 Nov 2018
7

This paper presents findings of the first national online survey of self-reported lifetime IBSA perpetration in Australia, with a focus on the extent, nature, and predictors of perpetration.

Journal article

9 Nov 2018
34

This article reports that a growing body of behaviour change literature has identified techniques that can be used in written correspondence to influence behaviour.

Journal article

9 Nov 2018
7

This paper explores the lives of three New South Wales Aboriginal women, mothers, artists and academics.

Journal article

1 Oct 2018
13

The article deals with efforts to reduce energy as a means to support the formulation of climate change public policies and strategies. Energy use in building design and operation is integral to these efforts. Energy efficiency advocates suggest that new buildings can (and should) be...

Journal article

1 Oct 2018
9

This research examines the distributional equity of urban vegetation in 10 US urbanized areas using very high resolution land cover data and census data. Urban vegetation is characterized three ways in the analysis (mixed vegetation, woody vegetation, and public parks), to reflect the variable ecosystem...

Journal article

24 Sep 2018
13

This article explores how cultural heritage institutions have ordered and regulated contact with their publics via a negotiation of different visual communication technologies.

Journal article

20 Sep 2018
9

India has demonstrated that it is possible to reduce energy demand and increase the energy efficiency of its buildings, particularly for air-conditioning appliances. Given the rapid and large expected increase in India's building stock over the next 20 or more years, the opportunity exists to...

Journal article

15 Sep 2018
7

Abstract :

The term “green growth” and its sister concepts, “blue‐green growth,” the “green economy,” and the “blue‐green economy,” have gained considerable traction in the Pacific island region in a short space of time. Pacific island governments, regional organisations, and development agencies all...

Journal article

15 Sep 2018
18

In the new millennium, cities have become an emerging force among new forms of subnational climate governance. Of interest is how cities act unilaterally and directly in this new climate politics via the provision of relevant tools. Since metropolitan planning strategies have been considered as...