Community attitudes

Report

A nationally representative survey prepared for the COTA Federation (Councils on the Ageing)
5 Dec 2018
69

This survey report reveals that the majority of older Australians feel a decade younger than their current age, overwhelmingly support assisted dying legislation, and nearly half feel less valued by society than when they were younger.

Report

Findings from the 2017 National Community Attitudes towards Violence against Women Survey (NCAS)
30 Nov 2018
252

This report documents findings from the National Community Attitudes towards Violence against Women Survey (NCAS) and considers them in the context of other related research. It has been written for an audience interested in greater detail about the concepts measured in the survey, survey findings...

Report

30 Nov 2018
44

This report has been written to document the methods used in the redevelopment of the survey instrument, data collection and analysis. It has been written for an audience with an interest in the detailed methodology used and assumes a knowledge of basic research and statistical...

Guide

Stakeholder engagement kit
30 Nov 2018
30

The National Community Attitudes towards Violence against Women Survey (NCAS) 2017 reveals Australians’ knowledge of, and attitudes towards, violence against women and gender equality.

Using a representative sample of 17,500 Australians aged 16 years and over, the NCAS is the world’s longest-running survey of...

Working paper

26 Nov 2018
22

This paper provides a summary of an online survey experiment that tested the level of support, and factors associated with support, for policy trials, and RCTs in particular. The research found that about half the population supported a trial for a (hypothetical) policy intervention, as...

Policy report

18 Nov 2018
33

This paper discusses the findings of specially commissioned polling that explores the attitudes of ‘elites’ and ‘ordinary’ Australians to the issue that has caused the UK and US to ‘come apart’ - immigration.

Conference paper

The Consumer Opinions about Research Data Sharing (CORDS) study
18 Oct 2018
27

Background

Health data which is routinely collected during the course of patient care, is a valuable resource to the advancement of research and can be an effective and efficient alternative to performing large-scale and costly clinical studies. Together with the growing capabilities of...

Website

Phase 2 campaign materials
3 Oct 2018
58

Campaign materials from Phase two of a joint Australian, state and government campaign "Violence against women. Let's stop it at the start"

Stop it at the Start aims to help break the cycle of violence by encouraging adults to reflect on their attitudes, and...

Report

Early findings from the young people's future health inquiry
15 Jun 2018
5

The Health Foundation’s Young people’s future health inquiry is a first-of-its-kind research and engagement project that aims to build an understanding of the influences affecting the future health of young people. Listening to our future is the first report in the inquiry and shares the...

Transcript

Sambell Oration 2018
11 Apr 2018
65

Education and skills open the door to a good life in Australia. But a sizeable gap persists in school participation and attainment between Indigenous and non-Indigenous students. What strategies will spread opportunity and improve outcomes?

In a compelling address, delivered as the 2018 Sambell...

Report

23 Nov 2017
348

This snapshot report shows there is growing evidence to support bystander actions that we can all take in our daily lives to prevent violence against women.

Report

23 Feb 2017
143

With Sustainability Victoria’s (SV’s) refocus on supporting the community to act on climate change, the need for reliable intelligence on current community attitudes, beliefs, behaviours and expectations of government in the area of climate change was needed to inform policy and program development.

The...

Survey

Australians name the 10 most significant historic events of their lifetime
23 Jan 2017
401

In the lead up to Australia Day, this survey asked Australians to reflect on our shared history and the nation-shaping events that have occurred in our lifetime, and to consider which particular aspects of our past are the most significant in terms of how we...

Report

Strategy

16 Jun 2016
244

The impetus for the Valuing Children Initiative (VCI) is the desire to ensure that all children in Australia experience the caring, safe and supportive childhood they deserve and have the right to expect. The ambition of the VCI is to inspire Australians to value all...

Report

15 Feb 2016
239

Overview

This research was commissioned by the Melbourne Social Equity Institute and undertaken by the Centre for Advancing Journalism, both at the University of Melbourne, to discover the drivers of attitudes among Australian voters towards asylumseekers and government policies concerning them. The purpose...

Journal article

18 Jan 2016
3

Though Australia is one of the most urbanised countries in the world, there is strong evidence that shows agrarian attitudes and sentiments continue to have a powerful hold on the community. This paper attempts to gauge community attitudes towards agricultural policies and explore how agrarianism...

Report

A report prepared for the Southern Downs Regional Council.
27 Jun 2013
4

This study of the community preferences for the digital futures at the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) was commissioned by the Southern Downs Regional Council (SDRC) to examine the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats to the digital future in the regional context.

Article

6 Jun 2013
876

Two recent research publications, the International Handbook on Peace and Reconciliation, and the International Handbook on War, Torture and Terrorism, published by Springer, have provided extensive information on the important issue of Australian attitudes to peace and war. The above two publications follow on from...

Case study

Mutual understanding in an ethnically divided space
6 Jun 2009
8

In February of 2001, Australia hosted its second national Deliberative Poll titled, Australia deliberates: reconciliation-where from here? As a social experiment, this Australian Deliberative Poll aimed to gauge the opinion of Indigenous and Non-Indigenous representatives on reconciliation.

Australian reconciliation is a national cause in...

Overview

 

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