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Age Poll No. 12, February 1974

The Age
The Age Poll was first conducted in March 1971 by the Australian Sales Research Bureau Pty. Ltd. before switching to Irving Saulwick and Associates in April 1975. Conducted in February 1974 this 'Age Poll' is the twelfth in the Age Poll series. For this Age Poll, Federal electorates across all Australian States and the Australian Capital Territory were surveyed. Topics in this survey examine attitudes to important issues facing people in Australia, such as perceptions...

National Community Attitudes towards Violence Against Women Survey, 2009

The 2009 National Community Attitudes towards Violence Against Women Survey (NCAS) is the first national survey of community attitudes towards violence against women funded by the Australian Government and administered by VicHealth. The Australian Institute of Criminology and The Social Research Centre were key research partners. The survey establishes a contemporary baseline upon which to improve our understanding of factors leading to the formation of community attitudes on violence against women, and will help to...

The Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey, RESTRICTED RELEASE 16 (Waves 1-16)

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The Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey is a nationally representative longitudinal study of Australian households which commenced in 2001. Funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services (DSS), the HILDA Survey is managed by the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research at the University of Melbourne. The HILDA Survey provides longitudinal data on the lives of Australian residents. Its primary objective is to support research questions falling within...

Australian Gallup Polls, Survey 154, Dec. 1, 1961

Roy Morgan
Topics covered in this survey are minimum age for a driver's licence, means test for old age or invalid pensions, number of migrants to Australia, compulsory retiring age for Members of Parliament, one vs two houses in Federal Parliament, 40-hour week, decimal currency, church attendance and war between Russia and the West. Standard variables are vehicle and telephone ownership, religion, occupation, economic classification, vote intention, occupation, vote at last Federal election, age, sex, social class,...

New Zealand election survey, 1987

Jack Vowles, Charles Crothers, Peter Aimer & Alistair Gordon
This post-election near-national survey focussed on voting trends and decision-making in the 1987 New Zealand general election. Voters were questioned on: the importance to them of various issues such as inflation, unemployment, growth, defence, health and welfare, law and order, education; which party was most likely, as a government, to address these issues; opinions on existing policies, leaders of major parties and speed and direction of government actions; trends in respondent's financial status; party identification...

Graduate Destination Survey, 1995

Bruce Guthrie
The aim of the Graduate Careers Council of Australia's annual Graduate Destination Survey is to collect information about the activities of Australia's higher eduacation graduates, after the completion of their degree. The survey has been conducted annually since 1974. The target population for the survey is graduates who had completed requirements for higher education qualifications in the previous calendar year, including graduates residing overseas and international students. The survey variables can be broadly catagorised into...

Household and Family Formation in Nineteenth-Century Tasmania, 1838-1899: Births

Peter Gunn & Rebecca Kippen
The Household and Family Formation in Nineteenth-Century Tasmania study was begun in the early 1990s when the ARC funded the transcription of microfilmed Births, Deaths and Marriages registers held by the Archives Office of Tasmania. The resulting computer database contained 152,000 records for births (1838-1891), 93,000 records for deaths (1838-1899), and 51,000 records for marriages (1838-1899). In 2004, the ARC provided further funding for the transcription, cleaning and coding of the remainder of 40,000 records...

Household and Family Formation in Nineteenth-Century Tasmania, 1838-1899: Deaths

Peter Gunn & Rebecca Kippen
The Household and Family Formation in Nineteenth-Century Tasmania study was begun in the early 1990s when the ARC funded the transcription of microfilmed Births, Deaths and Marriages registers held by the Archives Office of Tasmania. The resulting computer database contained 152,000 records for births (1838-1891), 93,000 records for deaths (1838-1899), and 51,000 records for marriages (1838-1899). In 2004, the ARC provided further funding for the transcription, cleaning and coding of the remainder of 40,000 records...

Australian Candidate Study, 2007

Ian McAllister, Clive Bean & Rachel Gibson
The 2007 Australian Candidate Study is the eighth in a series of election studies on federal election candidates. In 2007, candidates from the following parties were surveyed - Australian Labor Party, Liberal Party of Australia, National Party of Australia, Australian Democrats, Australian Greens, Pauline Hanson's One Nation, Family First Party and Citizens Electoral Council of Australia. The study examined the prominent election issues, including attitudes to particular economic issues, and opinions on which are the...

International Students' Spending in Australia, 2004

Mark Western
On behalf of Australian Education International (AEI), the University of Queensland Social Research Centre (UQSRC) undertook a survey of the spending patterns of international students in Australia. The aim was to survey students in four key educational sectors (higher education, vocational education, secondary school and English language intensive courses for overseas students) so as to develop a comprehensive understanding of their expenditure on goods and services whilst in Australia. Primarily, key variables measured patterns of...

Quality of Life Survey of South East Queensland Residents

Robert J. Stimson & John S. Western
The Quality of Life survey was conducted amongst households in the Brisbane and South East Queensland region to collect subjective comments about urban quality of life issues. The study was also carried out for the purposes of garnering information about the context of spatial behaviour. Key variables include measures assessing satisfaction with the quality of life in the region (in regard to climate, lifestyle etc); and Likert scales for statements pertaining to various social, political...

Australian Election Campaign Television News Coverage 2001 Ch 9 Brisbane 6pm DAYS

David Denemark, Clive Bean & Ian Ward
The aim of the project was to explore television news coverage of Australian election campaigns and measured the amount of television coverage of politican parties, leaders and election issues. National bulletins were collected and local news in Brisbane and Perth during the 2001 federal election campaign. This study was also conducted in 1998. This study measures coverage of 12 election issues as defined in the Australian Election Study (ADA No. 1001) as were 12 other...

Growing Up in Australia: Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC) Release 7.2 (Waves 1-7)

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Growing Up in Australia: The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC) is a major study following the development of approximately 10,000 young people and their families from all parts of Australia. It is conducted in partnership between the Department of Social Services, the Australian Institute of Family Studies and the Australian Bureau of Statistics with advice provided by a consortium of leading researchers. The study began in 2003 with a representative sample of children (who...

Australian Election Campaign Television News Coverage 2007 Ch 2 Brisbane 7 pm weighted seconds.

William Bowe
The 2007 election campaign TV news coverage files extend previous sets of TV news coverage data gathered by David Denemark (1998) and by David Denemark, Clive Bean ((Queensland Univ of Technology) and Ian Ward (Univ of Queensland), 2001). The aim of the project was to explore television news coverage of Australian election campaigns and measured the amount of television coverage of political parties, leaders and election issues. National bulletins were collected and local news in...

Australian Election Campaign Television News Coverage 2007 Ch 10 Brisbane 6 pm weighted days.

William Bowe
The 2007 election campaign TV news coverage files extend previous sets of TV news coverage data gathered by David Denemark (1998) and by David Denemark, Clive Bean ((Queensland Univ of Technology) and Ian Ward (Univ of Queensland), 2001). The aim of the project was to explore television news coverage of Australian election campaigns and measured the amount of television coverage of political parties, leaders and election issues. National bulletins were collected and local news in...

Survey of Religious Sisters, Queensland, 1983

Theresa Boyle & Naomi Turner
One of the major aims of this study was to update statistical data relating to religious sisters in Queensland. The last survey was undertaken in 1976, with the results being published in the draft report of the 'National Statistical Survey of Religious Personnel: Australia - 1976'. The updated study is to show the main statistical trends among religious sisters in Queensland by contrasting statistics of 1983 with those of 1976 by gathering opinions of the...

Saulwick Age Poll, March 2000: Women

Irving Saulwick
A national telephone poll of 800 women conducted in March 2000. Topics covered include most import political issue, work-life balance, personal fulfilment, and voting intention at next federal election. Background variables are postcode and age.

Lowy Institute Poll, 2017

Alexandra Oliver
The 2017 Poll is the thirteenth annual Poll by the Lowy Institute in Australia on public opinion and foreign policy. The 2017 Lowy Institute Poll reports the results of the annual nationally representative telephone opinion survey, conducted between 1 and 21 March 2017 with a sample size of 1200 Australian adults 18 years and older. The Poll has incorporated a broad range of questions about some of Australia's most important relationships, including those with the...

Quality, staffing and standards in Commonwealth subsidised hostels for the aged

This study was commissioned by the Department of Social Security to investigate the quality of hostel care, accommodation and staffing; to recommend methods of measuring the disabilities of residents, and their care needs; and to determine the type and minimum numbers of staff required to provide and maintain care. Three different types of survey instrument were used in this study. The first, a summary of the residents and the characteristics of the hostel was completed...

Australian Longitudinal Survey, 1987: Wave 4, Level 1 (List Sample)

Ian McRae & Geoff Parkinson
This is the fourth wave of the Australian Longitudinal Survey (ALS) list sample which has run each year since 1984. The 1987 wave surveyed a sample of 1518 people who were first interviewed in 1984 (see SSDA Study No. 377, Australian Longitudinal Survey 1984: Wave 1, Level 1) and again in 1985 and 1986 (see SSDA Studies No. 410 and No. 420). The 1987 sample comprised people aged 15-24 years (in 1984) and was drawn...

Family Migration Program Category C: initial settlement survey, 1984 - sponsors

In 1982 a new Migrant Selection Scheme extended eligibility in the Family Migration Category to non-dependent children and to brothers and sisters (Sub-category C) who were to be admitted subject to, among other criteria, appropriate sponsorship. The sponsorship scheme makes it easier for Australian residents to bring certain family members to Australia, thus allowing them to be considered when they might otherwise be outside the policy. In return for this concession, sponsors are expected to...

The Adelaide Advertiser women's survey, 1988

The Adelaide Advertiser
In August 1988, the Adelaide newspaper, the Advertiser conducted a survey of women's attitudes and behaviour, with a 100 item questionnaire printed in the newspaper. A series of articles over eight weeks based on the questionnaire were published in the newspaper. Sections in the questionnaire covered housing preference, work, finance, equality and autonomy, relationships, children, sexuality, AIDS, emotions, attitudes to social issues, life directions and some demographic details. Questions included women's perceptions of the effect...

Australian Election Campaign Television News Coverage 2001 Ch 10 National Late News DAYS

David Denemark, Clive Bean & Ian Ward
The aim of the project was to explore television news coverage of Australian election campaigns and measured the amount of television coverage of politican parties, leaders and election issues. National bulletins were collected and local news in Brisbane and Perth during the 2001 federal election campaign. This study was also conducted in 1998. This study measures coverage of 12 election issues as defined in the Australian Election Study (ADA No. 1001) as were 12 other...

Internal migration in Victoria, 1973

Donald T. Rowland
This study is concerned with the patterns and causes of internal migration in Victoria. Fourth form students in government secondary schools in six Victorian towns completed a questionnaire in class and took another home to their parents. Both parents and students were asked to provide information about their residence histories including information on travel, locations of residences, age at moving, reasons for moving and farm/non-farm residence. The residence histories in the parents' questionnaire covered the...

Activity levels of Australians, July 1986

Recreation Department Of Sport
This study is one of a group of surveys conducted at six month intervals for the purpose of establishing accurate data on the proportion of the population which is regularly and persistently active, to assist in planning appropriate recreation and fitness programs. Respondents were questioned about their participation in physical activity during the two weeks preceding the interview. For a range of sporting and other activities respondents were asked the frequency, the amount of time...

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