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World Values Survey, Australia, 2012

Ian McAllister & Juliet Pietsch
The World Values Survey (WVS) series was designed to enable a crossnational, crosscultural comparison of values and norms on a wide variety of topics and to monitor changes in values and attitudes across the globe. This dataset contains the survey data from the Australian component of the sixth wave of the World Values Surveys carried out in 2012. The World Values Survey is the world’s most comprehensive investigation of political and sociocultural change. It is...

Australian Election Study Combined Data, 2001

Clive Bean, Rachel Gibson, David Gow & Ian McAllister
The 2001 Australian Election Study is the sixth in a series of surveys beginning in 1987 that have been timed to coincide with Australian Federal elections. The series also builds on the 1967, 1969 and 1979 Australian Political Attitudes Surveys. The Australian Election Studies aim to provide a long-term perspective on stability and change in the political attitudes and behaviour of the Australian electorate, and investigate the changing social bases of Australian politics as the...

Australian Election Study, 1990

Ian McAllister, Roger Jones, Elim Papadakis & David Gow
The Australian Election Study 1990 is the second in the series initiated in 1987, and builds on the data collected earlier in the 1967 and 1979 Australian Political Attitudes Surveys. The series provides a long-term perspective on stability and change in the political attitudes and behaviour of the Australian electorate, and investigates the changing social bases of Australian politics as the economy and society modernise and change character. In addition to these long-term perspectives it...

Replication Data for: Impact of scale of aggregation on associations of cardiovascular hospitalization and socio-economic disadvantage, 2017

Ivan Hanigan, Thomas Cochrane & Rachel Davey
This 'impact of scale' project was conducted to assess the effect of the Modifiable Areal Unit Problem (MAUP) which is inherent in the spatial units used in Australian health surveillance and health data dissemination. We found that analysis of associations of cardiovascular hospitalization and socio-economic disadvantage in data from Canberra (Australia’s capital city) were different when aggregated to smaller areal units than those commonly used for data dissemination. This suggests that this practice may be...

National Social Science Survey, 1989-90

Jonathan Kelley, Clive Bean & Mariah Evans
This file combines the fourth and fifth studies in the National Social Science Survey (NSSS) series and repeats many of the questions asked in previous rounds. While conducted as two separate mail surveys, questionnaires for the Family Survey, conducted in 1989-90, and the Lifestyles Survey, conducted in 1990, were identical for the most part allowing responses from both samples to be combined. The Family Survey component also includes questions asked as part of the International...

National Drug Strategy Household Survey, 2007

David Batts
The 2007 National Drug Strategy Household Survey was conducted between July and November of 2007 and examines current awareness of attitudes and behaviours toward drugs and drug problems within the Australian community, focussing on respondents personal attitudes toward drugs, knowledge of drugs and drug histories. This is the ninth survey in a series of national household surveys which focus on drugs and drug behaviour and is the fourth in the series conducted by the Australian...

National Drug Strategy Household Survey, 2004

Mark Cooper-Stanbury & Amber Summerill
This study is the eighth in a series of national household surveys to examine current awareness, attitudes and behaviour related to drugs and drug problems, usage of drugs, and to assess changes in these attitudes and usage over the period 1985-2004. The seven earlier studies are Social Issues in Australia, 1985; the National Campaign Against Drug Abuse Social Issues Survey, 1988; the National Campaign Against Drug Abuse Social Issues Survey, 1991; the National Campaign Against...

National Drug Strategy Household Survey, 1998

Paul Williams
This study is the sixth in a series of National Household Surveys to examine current awareness, attitudes and behaviour related to drugs and drug problems, usage of drugs, and to assess changes in these attitudes and usage over the period 1985-1998. The five earlier studies are Social Issues in Australia, 1985, the National Campaign Against Drug Abuse Social Issues Survey, 1988, the National Campaign Against Drug Abuse Social Issues Survey, 1991, the National Campaign Against...

Youth in Transition, 1975 Cohort

The Youth in Transition (YIT) project is a longitudinal study of four nationally representative cohorts of young people. This is the cohort of respondents born in 1975. Variables encompass five primary areas: i. overall test results; ii. secondary school - level attained, educational and employment plans for the future, views on school, type of school attended and reasons for leaving school before completing Year 12; iii. post-secondary education/training including study area, institution attended, qualification received,...

ANU Poll 2009: Economics

Ian McAllister
This poll is the fifth in an ongoing series of polls being undertaken by the Social Research Centre for the ANU. Their purpose is to assess Australians' opinions on important and topical issues, with an emphasis on international comparisons. These polls are typically conducted three times a year, or about every four months. Some questions appear in every poll in order to provide information about changes in opinion over time; the majority of questions appear...

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...

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...

Australian Social Cohesion Survey, 2015

Andrew Markus & Bruce Smith
The 2015 Social Cohesion Survey involved a National Survey of 1,501 adults (aged 18 years and over), stratified by State/Territory and capital city / non-capital city. A dual-frame sample methodology was used in 2015 involving two separate sample frames; one drawn from randomly generated (RDD) landline telephone numbers and a second drawn from randomly generated mobile phone numbers. The study covered a variety of topics, including economic conditions, political participation, trust in organisations and institutions,...

ANU Poll 2017: Housing

Jill Sheppard
This poll is the twenty-fifth in an ongoing series of polls being undertaken by the Social Research Centre for the ANU. Their purpose is to assess Australians' opinions on important and topical issues, with an emphasis on international comparisons. These polls are typically conducted three times a year, or about every four months. Some questions appear in every poll in order to provide information about changes in opinion over time; the majority of questions appear...

Water quality and the community: views, values and actions of ACT residents, 2015

Jacki Schirmer, Melinda Mylek & Fiona Dyer
A survey was undertaken in mid-2015 of adults living in the ACT and the surrounding local government areas (LGAs) of Cooma-Monaro, Palerang, Queanbeyan and Yass (the ‘study region’). The objective of the study was to generate data to inform the design of strategies to improve water quality and to maintain and enhance the social benefits of waterways. The study was funded by the ACT Healthy Waterways Project and supported by organisations including the ACT and...

Australian Workplace Industrial Relations Survey, 1995

AWIRS 95 was the second comprehensive workplace survey conducted by the Department of Industrial Relations. The AWIRS 95 data release includes data from both the original AWIRS project conducted in 1989/90 (AWIRS 90) and the second project conducted in 1995 (AWIRS 95). AWIRS 95 had similar objectives to the first AWIRS, in that it planned to: provide a comprehensive and statistically reliable data base on Australian workplace industrial relations; stimulate and inform community debate on...

Age Poll, Wave 2, August 1974

Irving Saulwick
This is the second wave in a series of six surveys conducted monthly from July to December 1974 commissioned by 'The Age' and undertaken by Australian Sales Research Bureau Pty. Ltd., with the cooperation of the Political Science Department of the Melbourne University. The purpose of the survey was to investigate respondent's attitudes toward the economic and political systems. The main variables included voting preferences in the previous federal election, attitudes toward party leader's popularity,...

Age Poll, Wave 5, November 1974

Irving Saulwick
This is the first wave in a series of six surveys conducted monthly from July to December 1974 commissioned by 'The Age' and undertaken by Australian Sales Research Bureau Pty. Ltd., with the cooperation of the Political Science Department of the Melbourne University. The purpose of the survey was to investigate respondent's attitudes toward the economic and political systems. The main variables included voting preferences in the previous federal election, attitudes toward party leader's popularity,...

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...

Age Poll, September 1977

Irving Saulwick
Topics covered in this survey are economic conditions today and in six months time, inflation and unemployment, Government's economic programme, mining and exporting of uranium, opinion of Prime Minister Fraser and Labor Party leader Whitlam, Australia's slowing population growth, sources and types of migrants, assimilation of migrants, Packer's cricket series, interest in cricket; Government terms, party expect to win if election soon / end of next year, legislation to dismiss striking Government employees, and wage...

Age Poll, November 1981

Irving Saulwick
Topics in this survey are types of migrants and their assimilation, views about the next few years, vote intention in Federal election, performance of Prime Minister Fraser and Opposition Leader Hayden, vote intention in State election, performance of State Premiers Wran/Thompson/Bjelke-Peterson, performance of State Leaders of the Opposition Dowd/Cain/Casey, satisfaction with Federal Government / State Government management, oil drilling on the Barrier Reef, and the role of men and women. Standard variables are country of...

Age Poll, April 1975

Irving Saulwick
Topics in this survey are economic conditions today and in six months' time, the introduction of Medibank, the possibility of a Federal election this year, attitudes toward the A.L.P. and the Liberal Party, opinion of Prime Minister Whitlam, Liberal leader Fraser and Country Party leader Anthony, current voting preference, opinon of and preference for certain banks and building societies. Standard variables are country of birth, education level, religious denomination, occupation of respondent and head of...

Australian Gallup Poll, Survey 103, May 1, 1954

Roy Morgan
Topics covered in this survey the Queen's visit and attitudes towards a Queen's residence in Canberra, regular eye and health tests for car and truck drivers, trade unions getting increased margins for skill, more defence spending on the Air Force, factors having most effect on vote intention, grounds for divorce, Royal Commission on the Petrov case and penalties for persons found guilty of treason, troops loading munitions for use in Indo-China, effect on Australia if...

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,...

Australian Gallup Polls, Survey 174, Nov. 28, 1964

Roy Morgan
Topics covered in this survey are wrapping bread before it leaves the bakery, decimal coin design, bikini swimsuits, Government aid for science teaching facilities at church schools, union of Roman Catholic and Protestant churches, election speeches on television, Federal vs State control of airlines, need for an ombudsman, relationships between Indonesia and Malaysia, and entry of Communist China to United Nations. Standard variables are vehicle and telephone ownership, occupation, economic classification, vote intention for Senate...

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