1,598 Works

Saulwick AGB McNair Poll, 1, November 1994

Saulwick AGB McNair Poll, 1, November 1994

The Australian Longitudinal Study of Ageing: Wave 1, 1992

Gary R. Andrews, Mary Luszcz, Michael Clark & George C. Myers
Components of this first wave (1992-1993) of the Australian Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ALSA) included a comprehensive personal interview conducted via Computer-Assisted Personal Interview instruments, a home-based assessment of physiological functions, self-completed questionnaires (e.g. self-report of conditions, symptoms), and additional clinical studies. Personal interviews were carried out at this first wave for 2,087 participants and clinical assessments were obtained for 1,620 of the participants. Clinical measurements included anthropometry, grip strength, blood pressure, hearing, sight, psychological...

Morgan Gallup Poll vote and leadership approval, Australia: Aggregate data, 1958 to 1987

Anthony Mughan
This study consists of an aggregate data file derived from published results of monthly Morgan Gallup Polls from 1958 to 1987, with particular emphasis on vote intention and leadership ratings. Each record in the file contains derived information for one monthly poll. This information includes: month and year of poll; number of monthly polls over which mean voting figures were calculated; percentage of respondents volunteering voting intention from the ALP, the Liberal/National Party and the...

Security and Defence Issues, New Zealand, 1983

Topics in this survey include: respondent's reading on 1983 nuclear arms control negotiation in Geneva; willingness of US and USSR to reach agreement on nuclear weapons reduction; amount of attention respondent pays to defence and security issues; heard of ANZUS; support for ANZUS; support for variety of forms of defence co-operation; US or New Zealand benefits more from ANZUS; ANZUS and risk of attack of New Zealand; trust in US to come to New Zealand's...

Security and Defence Issues, New Zealand, 1985

Topics in this survey include: importance of ANZUS; US or New Zealand benefits more from ANZUS; ANZUS and risk of attack of New Zealand; ANZUS and peace in East Asia and Pacific region; ANZUS prevents nuclear war and increases Australia and other Western countries security; cost of New Zealand defence if not in ANZUS; increased New Zealand spending on its own defence; New Zealand access under ANZUS to US technology, training and military hardware; ability...

ANZUS and Australia's Security: Australian Attitudes, July 1982

Topics in this survey include: countries threatening Australia's security; ANZUS treaty; US membership of ANZUS; visits by nuclear powered engines to Australian ports; visits by American warships carrying nuclear weapons; Federal and State votes; approval of Mr. Fraser as Prime Minister; approval of Mr. Hayden as Leader of the Opposition; approval of Premier; approval of Leader of State Opposition; effectiveness of Leader of State Opposition as Premier; Dr. Edwards. Standard variables include household size, age,...

ANZUS and Australia's Security: Australian Attitudes, September 1984

Topics in this survey include: ANZUS; support for ANZUS; support for variety of forms of defence co-operation; US or Australia benefits more from ANZUS; Australian access under ANZUS to US technology, training and military hardware; ANZUS and risk of attack of Australia; trust in US to come to Australia's defence; visits by US warships carrying nuclear weapons; cost of Australian defence if not in ANZUS; ability of Australia to defend itself; US would come to...

ANZUS and Australia's Security: Australian Attitudes, October 1982

Topics in this survey include: ANZUS; importance of ANZUS to Australia's security; types of defence co-operation between US and Australia; greater benefits gained by Australia from ANZUS; greater benefits gained by US from ANZUS; ANZUS and risk of attack of Australia; trust in US; maintaining ANZUS alliance; US v./ USSR in total military strength; US v./ USSR in naval strength; importance of US naval forces; visits by US warships carrying nuclear weapons; reasons for supporting/opposing...

Female-headed households in a circular migration village, Central Java, Indonesia

Carol B. Hetler
This study was undertaken with the purpose of examining questions relating to female-headed households in a rural area of Indonesia experiencing rapid social and economic change. Particular emphasis was placed on explanation of the demographic factors leading to the emergence of female headed households as well as how these households fare in the village environment, relative to households headed by men, and to each other. Information was collected on basic demographic details of the household...

National Campaign Against Drug Abuse Social Issues Survey, 1988

National Drug Abuse Information Centre Drugs Of Dependence Branch
Since 1985, as part of the National Campaign Against Drug Abuse, substantial survey research has been undertaken to assess the extent of drug problems, the effectiveness of interventions, and the impact of aspects of the campaign. A baseline survey exploring these issues was conducted in 1985 (see Social Issues in Australia, 1985, SSDA Study No. 405). This survey, a follow-up, was conducted in 1988 to repeat the measures obtained in 1985, and to ask additional...

National AIDS education campaign benchmark survey 1986-1987: general population

In the early 1980's the Commonwealth and State Governments moved rapidly to provide information to groups at high-risk of contracting the AIDS virus. The AIDS Task Force and NACAIDS then decided that a comprehensive education campaign to inform the public about AIDS was necessary. These studies (SSDA No. 564 - 569) were commissioned in 1986 to provide information to develop strategies for AIDS prevention education, and to provide a benchmark against which to measure the...

Recreational drug use and attitudes of 15 to 18 year olds, 1986

A survey of fifteen to eighteen year old drug users was conducted in Sydney to investigate their drug use, drug attitudes and AIDS awareness in 1986. The drugs of concern in this study are amphetamines, cocaine, hallucinogens, designer drugs, tranquilizers, barbiturates, opioids and inhalants. Use of marijuana or alcohol alone did not qualify for inclusion in the study. The study covered: frequency of drug use; reasons for taking drugs; motivations and difficulties stopping, maintaining or...

Drinking settings, drinking patterns, and alcohol related harm, Perth, 1990: File pub

Ernie Lang, Tim Stockwell, Philip Rydon & Christine Gamble
This survey focused on people's patterns and places of drinking, and their knowledge and attitudes towards strategies aimed at minimising harm within the licensed drinking environment. The study had four main aims: first, to examine how types of drinking setting are related to different patterns of alcohol use and alcohol related problems; second, to discover the level of knowledge of laws relating to the sale and consumption of alcohol; third, to determine people's attitudes to...

Lowy Institute Poll 2006: Australia, Indonesia and the World - Public Opinion and Foreign Policy (Australian sample)

Ivan Cook
This Lowy Institute Poll is the second of a series of surveys designed to capture Australian opinion on a broad range of foreign policy issues. This poll reports the results of two foreign policy public opinion surveys conducted between 19 June and 6 July 2006, one in Australia and the other in Indonesia. The questions asked fall into three categories: Australian time-series questions; common international questions; and questions on the relationship between Australia and Indonesia....

Lowy Institute Poll 2006: Australia, Indonesia and the World - Public Opinion and Foreign Policy (Indonesian sample)

Ivan Cook
This Lowy Institute Poll is the second of a series of surveys designed to capture Australian opinion on a broad range of foreign policy issues.This poll was conducted between 19 June and 6 July 2006, one in Australia in Indonesia. The questions asked fall into three categories: Australian time-series questions; common international questions; and questions on the relationship between Australia and Indonesia. Topics covered in the Indonesian poll include feelings toward various countries, whether Indonesia...

Australian Election Database: House of Representatives - South Australia data

Campbell Sharman
Summary details for each election year for the House of Representatives elections since 1901. This data includes electoral system characteristics, seats in chamber, number of enrolled voters, ballots cast, rate of voter turnout and rate of informal voting for South Australia.

Australian Election Database - Victorian House of Assembly

Campbell Sharman
Summary details for each election year for the Victorian House of Assembly general elections since 1856. This data includes electoral system characteristics, seats in chamber, number of enrolled voters, ballots cast, rate of voter turnout and rate of informal voting.

Australian Election Database - All States Lower House Data

Campbell Sharman
Summary details for each election year for the Australian States Lower Houses. It includes electoral system characteristics, seats in chamber, number of enrolled voters, ballots cast, rate of voter turnout and rate of informal voting.

Australian Election Database - Western Australia House of Assembly Party data

Campbell Sharman
Summary details for each election year for the Western Australian House of Assembly general elections since 1856. This data includes electoral system characteristics, seats in chamber, number of enrolled voters, ballots cast, rate of voter turnout and rate of informal voting. This information and further notes about the Western Australian Legislative Assembly can be found online at The Australian Politics and Elections Database http://elections.uwa.edu.au

Australian Election Campaign Television News Coverage 2007 Channel 9 Perth 6 pm unweighted data.

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 Channel 2 Perth 7 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...

Saulwick Poll, 26, June 1991

Irving Saulwick
Saulwick Poll, 26, June 1991

Saulwick Poll, 10, August 1990

Irving Saulwick
Saulwick Poll, 10, August 1990

The Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health: 1921-26 cohort ('Old age') Survey 2 data, 1999

Annette J. Dobson, Wendy J Brown, Christina Lee, Julie Byles, Nancy Pachana, Jayne Lucke, Leigh Tooth & Deb Loxton
A detailed description of the background, aims, themes, methods and progress of the study is given on the project web page https://www.alswh.org.au/about/. The Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health - widely known as Women's Health Australia - is a longitudinal population-based survey, which examines the health of over 40,000 Australian women over a 20 year period. It was first funded in 1995. The project was designed to explore factors that influence health among women who...

The Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health: 1921-26 cohort ('Old age') Survey 4 data, 2005

Annette J. Dobson, Wendy J Brown, Christina Lee, Julie Byles, Nancy Pachana, Jayne Lucke, Leigh Tooth & Deb Loxton
A detailed description of the background, aims, themes, methods and progress of the study is given on the project web page https://www.alswh.org.au/about/. The Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health - widely known as Women's Health Australia - is a longitudinal population-based survey, which examines the health of over 40,000 Australian women over a 20 year period. It was first funded in 1995. The project was designed to explore factors that influence health among women who...

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