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Prisoners discharged from Victorian prisons 1870-1879

Mark Finnane, Hamish Maxwell-Stewart & Kris Inwood
Dataset of prisoners discharged from Victorian prisons as published in Victorian Police Gazette, 1870-1879. Data includes name, offence, sentence, dates of trial and discharged, trial location, prisoner descriptions and characteristics including age, height and place of birth. The data was originally transcribed for the ARC funded project Corn Stalks and New Chums, Crime and Nutritional Status in Settler Australia, DP140102231 and has subsequently been curated by the Prosecution Project.

Prisoners discharged from NSW prisons 1865-1879

Mark Finnane & Hamish Maxwell-Stewart
Prisoners discharged from NSW Prisons, 1865-1879, data accessed from NSW Police Gazette. Data includes name, offence, sentence, trial date and place, date of discharge from prison, prisoner descriptions including height, age and birthplace. The data was originally transcribed for the ARC funded project Corn Stalks and New Chums, Crime and Nutritional Status in Settler Australia, DP140102231 and has subsequently been curated by the Prosecution Project.

Victorian Supreme Court Trials 1880-1889

Mark Finnane
Trials on indictment at Victorian Supreme Court. Data accessed from registers in the Public Record Office of Victoria. Includes name, offence, trial date and location, judge, verdict, sentence and some cases include links to reports published in colonial newspapers accessible in the Trove (nla.gov.au) database of digitised newspapers.

Prisoners discharged from Victorian prisons 1880-1889

Mark Finnane, Hamish Maxwell-Stewart & Kris Inwood
Dataset of prisoners discharged from Victorian prisons as published in Victorian Police Gazette, 1880-1889. Data includes name, offence, sentence, dates of trial and discharged, trial location, prisoner descriptions and characteristics including age, height and place of birth. The data was originally transcribed for the ARC funded project Corn Stalks and New Chums, Crime and Nutritional Status in Settler Australia, DP140102231 and has subsequently been curated by the Prosecution Project.

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...

Australian Survey of Social Attitudes, 2015

Betsy Blunsdon & Ann Evans
The Australian Survey of Social Attitudes (AuSSA) is Australia’s main source of data for the scientific study of the social attitudes, beliefs and opinions of Australians, how they change over time, and how they compare with other societies. The survey is used to help researchers better understand how Australians think and feel about their lives. It produces important information about the changing views and attitudes of Australians as we move through the 21st century. Similar...

ANU Poll 16 - Foreign Policy, 2014

Ian McAllister
The ANU Polls is a series of polls conducted three times a year by The Australian National University. The purpose of the series is to assess Australians opinions on important and topical issues, with an emphasis on international comparisons. Some questions appear in every poll in order to provide information about changes in opinion over time, and the majority of questions appear in one poll only. The main focus of this sixteenth poll was on...

Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth, 2009 cohort (Version 9.0)

Skills Australian Government Department Of Education
In 2009 a nationally representative sample of about 14,000 15-year-old students was selected to participate in the OECD's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). This group of young people became the fifth cohort of the LSAY program (LSAY Y09). As part of PISA, assessments in mathematical literacy, reading literacy and scientific literacy were administered in schools to provide information on student achievement. Students also completed a background questionnaire about themselves, their families, their reading activities,...

The Australian Longitudinal Study on Male Health, Respondent Dataset (Release 2)

Jane Pirkis, Dallas English & Dianne Currier
The Australian Longitudinal Study on Male Health (Ten to Men) was established in 2011 to build the evidence base on male health to inform policy and program development. It is a national longitudinal study, funded by the Australian Government Department of Health, with a stratified multi-stage cluster random sample design and oversampling in rural and regional areas. Questions covered socio-demographics, health status, mental health and wellbeing, health behaviours, social determinants, and health knowledge and service...

The Australian Longitudinal Study on Male Health, Wave 2 (Release 2)

Jane Pirkis, Dallas English & Dianne Currier
The Australian Longitudinal Study on Male Health (Ten to Men) was established in 2011 to build the evidence base on male health to inform policy and program development. It is a national longitudinal study, funded by the Australian Government Department of Health, with a stratified multi-stage cluster random sample design and oversampling in rural and regional areas. A household recruitment method was used, and recruitment took place from September 2013 to July 2014. 16,021 males...

Australian Survey of Social Attitudes, 2013

Betsy Blunsdon
The Australian Survey of Social Attitudes (AuSSA) is Australia’s main source of data for the scientific study of the social attitudes, beliefs and opinions of Australians, how they change over time, and how they compare with other societies. The survey is used to help researchers better understand how Australians think and feel about their lives. It produces important information about the changing views and attitudes of Australians as we move through the 21st century. Similar...

Australian Election Study, 2013

Clive Bean, Ian McAllister, Juliet Pietsch & Rachel Kay Gibson
The 2013 Australian Election Study (au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01259) is the tenth 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...

Australian Election Study, 1993

Roger Jones, Ian McAllister, David Denemark & David Gow
The 1993 Australian Election Study is the third in a series of surveys beginning in 1987 which 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, 1996

Roger Jones, Ian McAllister & David Gow
The 1996 Australian Election Study is the fourth in a series of surveys beginning in 1987 which have been timed to coincide with Australian Federal elections. The series also builds on the 1967 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 economy...

Australian Election Study, 2001

Clive Bean, 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, 2004

Clive Bean, Ian McAllister, Rachel Gibson & David Gow
The 2004 Australian Election Study is the seventh 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 Survey of Social Attitudes, 2011

Ann Evans
The 2011 Australian Survey of Social Attitudes (AuSSA) is the fifth in a biennial series that studies social attitudes and behaviour of Australian citizens for the Australian and international research community. AuSSA provides cross-sectional data on the social attitudes and behaviour of Australians, repeating a core questionnaire for each cross-section and fielding specific modules relevant to the changing needs of the social research community. AuSSA is Australia's official survey in the International Social Survey Program...

Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth, 2015 cohort (Version 4.0)

Skills Australian Government Department Of Education
In 2015 a nationally representative sample of about 14,500 15 year-old students was selected to participate in the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). This group of young people became the sixth cohort of the LSAY program (LSAY Y15). As part of PISA, assessments in mathematical literacy, reading literacy and scientific literacy were administered to schools to provide information on student achievement. Students also completed a background questionnaire about themselves, their families, their views...

Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth, 2003 cohort (Version 7.1)

Skills Australian Government Department Of Education
In 2003 a nationally representative sample of about 12,500 15 year-old students was selected to participate in the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). This group of young people became the third cohort of the LSAY program (LSAY Y03). As part of PISA, assessments in mathematical literacy, reading literacy, scientific literacy and problem-solving were administered in schools to provide information on student achievement. Students also completed a background questionnaire about themselves, their families, educational...

ANU Poll 2008: Governance

Ian McAllister
This poll is the first 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. This research is used to inform public debate and policy about issues affecting Australia. The main focus of this poll was on thoughts about the future of Australia, in comparison to other advanced democracies. Variables include...

National Drug Strategy Household Survey, 2001

Mark Cooper-Stanbury & Amber Summerill
This study is the seventh 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 1985-2001. 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, 1995

Peter Vuksa & Jennifer Kelly
This study is the fifth in a series of National Household Surveys to examine current attitudes towards drugs and drug problems, usage of drugs, and to assess changes in these attitudes and usage over the period 1985-1995. The four earlier studies were 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; and the National Campaign Against Drug Abuse Social...

ANU Poll 2009: Defence

Ian McAllister
This poll is the fourth 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...

ANU Poll 2010: Science

Ian McAllister
This poll is the eighth 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...

ANU Poll 2011: Gambling

Ian McAllister
This poll is the tenth 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...

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