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Career development project, 1977-1987: File h86

Janice Currie
The Career Development Project is an extensive study spanning the years 1977-1987. It aims to explore the career development patterns, tertiary and related work experiences of samples of students in different age groups both in Western Australia and nationally. Data files are held for the following samples in this study: (1) secondary school students in Western Australia, interviewed in their last year of secondary school (1977) and reinterviewed in 1978 and 1979; (2) tertiary graduates...

Career development project, 1977-1987: File h87

Janice Currie
The Career Development Project is an extensive study spanning the years 1977-1987. It aims to explore the career development patterns, tertiary and related work experiences of samples of students in different age groups both in Western Australia and nationally. Data files are held for the following samples in this study: (1) secondary school students in Western Australia, interviewed in their last year of secondary school (1977) and reinterviewed in 1978 and 1979; (2) tertiary graduates...

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...

Issues in Multicultural Australia, 1988: General Population Sample

This document describes the background and methodology of four surveys under the general study title Issues in Multicultural Australia. The four surveys are: a general sample of the population; non-English speaking born immigrants in general (the NESB sample); persons born in Australia whose father or mother was born in a non-English speaking country (the second generation sample); and persons who migrated to Australia since July 1981 from non-English speaking countries (the new arrivals sample). The...

Issues in Multicultural Australia, 1988: Sample born in Malta, Vietnam or Lebanon

As part of the wider study of Issues in Multicultural Australia, a survey of adults resident in Australia and born in Malta, Vietnam or Lebanon was conducted. This survey provided supplementary data to that obtained in four other surveys: a general sample of the population; a sample of non-English speaking born immigrants (the NESB sample); persons born in Australia whose father or mother was born in a non-English speaking country (the second generation sample); and...

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...

Prototype Longitudinal Survey of Immigrants to Australia, 1991: Wave 1

For the Longitudinal Survey of Immigration to Australia, two pilot studies, collectively known as the Prototype Survey, were undertaken with the purpose to research the experiences, concerns and needs of recently migrated peoples to Australia. Respondents, and in some cases their spouses, were asked questions on the migration process (i.e. had they migrated before, why they chose Australia, had they been sponsored to come out to Australia); occupation status, assets, income, and type of dwelling...

Australian Federal Election Returns, 1996

Roger Jones, Ian McAllister & David Gow
The Australian Federal Election Returns, 1996 contains election returns for all candidates for both the House of Representatives and the Senate for the 1996 Australian Federal Election, as supplied by the Australian Electoral Commission. Variables include the sex, party, electorate, state, house, number of votes, percentage of votes, ballot details, incumbancy and the result for each candidate. A percentage measure of Labor two party preferred for the years of 1996, 1993 and 1990 is included.

Australian Youth Survey 1989-1994

Geoff Parkinson
The Australian Youth Survey (AYS) is a longitudinal survey program based on annual interviews with a cohort of young people aged 16-19 in 1989, with a new sample of 16 year olds added each year from 1990-1994. The survey aims mainly at providing data on the dynamics of the youth labour market, and in particular to address questions which are not readily covered with available sources of cross-sectional data. Labour market topics include detailed work...

Immigrant Labour Markets, 1988

Toni Makkai & Ian McAllister
This study incorporates statistics pertaining to industrial location and employers of respondents surveyed in the Issues in Multicultural Australia, 1988 survey (SSDA No 534-540, Office of Multicultural Affairs, 1988). Data from the Issues in Multicultural Australia, 1988 survey are included in this dataset. Industry variables include industry code; gross wage and salaries; severance payments; payroll tax; contributions to super; workers compensation; major labour costs; new fixed cap expenditures; location counts; management units; enterprise concentration ratios;...

Graduate Destinations Survey, 1977

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 education graduates after the completion of their degree. The survey was begun in 1974 and has been conducted annually since then. This particular file reflects the 1977 data. The target population for the survey is graduates who had completed requirements for higher education qualifications in the previous calendar year, including graduates residing...

Graduate Destinations Survey, 1981

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 education graduates after the completion of their degree. The survey was begun in 1974 and has been conducted annually since then. This particular file reflects the 1981 data. The target population for the survey is graduates who had completed requirements for higher education qualifications in the previous calendar year, including graduates residing...

Graduate Destinations Survey, 1976

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 education graduates after the completion of their degree. The survey was begun in 1974 and has been conducted annually since then. This particular file reflects the 1976 data. The target population for the survey is graduates who had completed requirements for higher education qualifications in the previous calendar year, including graduates residing...

Australian Federal Election Returns, 2007

Australian Federal Election Returns, 2007

Australia at Work: Wave 1

Brigid Van Wanrooy, John Buchanan & Gillian Considine
The Australia at Work Survey is the first in a series of surveys, funded by the Australian Research Council and Unions NSW, exploring changes and challenges of Australian working life. The survey explores employees' perceptions of their labour contract, working conditions and attitudes towards work, and life course transitions. The respondents in this survey were Australians in the Australian work force in March of 2006. The survey compares how their work situation changed in the...

Social Futures and Life Pathways of Young People in Queensland: A Longitudinal Project, Wave 1

Zlatko Skrbis, Mark Western, Bruce Tranter & David Hogan
The longitudinal 'Social Futures and Life Pathways of Young People in Queensland' project seeks to examine changes in the attitudes, behaviours and life pathways of Queensland high school students. Specifically, the project is concerned with empirically addressing theoretical assertions regarding deinstitutionalisation (the apparent decline and/or restructuring of social institutions) and the emergence of the reflexive self (a form of selfhood in which individuals monitor, engage with and adapt to deinstitutionalisation processes). The wave one dataset...

Sydney Area Transportation Study (SATS): Home Interview Survey, 1971

Urban Transport Study Group Of New South Wales
The objective of the Home Interview Survey (HIS) was to obtain information on the patterns and modes of travel by people living within the Sydney Study Area. Information was also collected about the characteristics of the people making the trips and their households. Three types of information were collected in the home interview survey: household data, person data, and trip data. The data are available in two separate files, a file of 'trip' records and...

The Process of Urban Development in Melbourne, 1970

Patrick N. Troy
This study aimed to increase understanding of the way in which people view their residential environment. With this purpose, the researchers hoped to produce a quantitative measure of environmental quality. An additive model of evaluation was assumed so that responses were sought on levels of satisfaction with a range of environmental factors, overall satisfaction being viewed as a composite of evaluations of individual aspects. The research topic of environmental quality was divided into four main...

Tasmanian visitor survey, 1981

Edwin Patterson
The primary objective of the study was to estimate the volume of visitor travel to Tasmania and to obtain information on certain aspects of tourist travel. Topics covered include: main purpose for travel; factor which prompted visitor to choose Tasmania; length of stay; nights spent in accommodation; main form of transport within the State; expenditure in Tasmania; number of previous visits; and, participation in selected activities. Background variables include age, sex, employment, income, postcode (Australian...

Intellectual development of adolescents and pre-adolescents from psychometric and cognitive developmental perspectives, 1985-1988: File rs6

David Andrich
The aim of this study was to conduct a part longitudinal and part cross-sectional study of the rate of growth of intellectual capacity of individuals, and in particular to determine: the nature of the development on a test set in the psychometric tradition and scaled to subscribe to the fundamental measurement; the relationship of this development to development ascertained from the cognitive developmental tradition associated with the work of Piaget; and the relationship of cognitive...

Intellectual development of adolescents and pre-adolescents from psychometric and cognitive developmental perspectives, 1985-1988: File rs4

David Andrich
The aim of this study was to conduct a part longitudinal and part cross-sectional study of the rate of growth of intellectual capacity of individuals, and in particular to determine: the nature of the development on a test set in the psychometric tradition and scaled to subscribe to the fundamental measurement; the relationship of this development to development ascertained from the cognitive developmental tradition associated with the work of Piaget; and the relationship of cognitive...

Australian standard of living study, 1987

Peter Travers & Sue Richardson
The Australian Standard of Living Study was designed to develop indicators of the standard of living in Australia that would allow better comparisons over time, and with other countries, than was previously possible. The study aimed to avoid the assumption that a poverty threshold can be adequately defined in terms of current (weekly or annual) income. The survey makes use of direct measures of standard of living such as housing, nourishment, transport and clothing, rather...

Australian Defence Force families census, 1991

Gregg A. Snider
This study was initiated by the Australian Defence Force (ADF) in order to gain the first comprehensive statistical profile of the family situation of its serving members. The data from this study will assist the ADF to make arrangements with relevant Federal, State and local government agencies for improving access to community facilities and services. In addition, it will provide benchmark data against which the findings of future censuses can be measured. The census schedule...

Community Hopes, Fears and Actions

Valerie Braithwaite
The Community Hopes, Fears and Actions survey was developed to obtain a snapshot of the beliefs, attitudes, values and motivations held by Australian citizens in relation to the Australian Taxation Office, the tax systems, Australian democracy, and their fellow taxpayers in 2000. It was conducted during the time when the GST was introduced to Australia. The design of the survey is based on the a number of assumptions and propositions about tax compliance, including, but...

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