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50 Lives 50 Homes: a housing first response to homelessness - first evaluation report

Lisa Wood, Shannen Vallesi, Darja Kragt, Paul Flatau, Nicholas Wood, Angela Gazey & Leanne Lester

Digital news report: Australia 2017

Jerry Watkins, Sora Park, Caroline Fisher, R. Warwick Blood, Glen Fuller, Virginia Haussegger, Michael Jensen, Jee Young Lee & Franco Papandrea
The Digital News Report: Australia 2017 provides unique insights into what Australians think about news brands, and how and why we consume news. This is the third in a series of annual reports which tracks changes in news consumption in Australia over time. The online survey was conducted in Australia between late January and early February 2017. The final sample size was 2,004 adults who access news once a month or more. The Australian survey...

The 2017 Northcote by-election

Bella Lesman

Detroit: what lessons for Victoria from a ‘post-industrial’ city?

Tom Barnes
Victoria’s manufacturing sector has been in decline for several years. A range of workplace closures – not least the announcement by Australia’s last remaining carmakers that local motor vehicle manufacturing would be wound-down by 2016-17 – have had a significant impact on communities. Job losses threaten to undermine households and community cohesion. How affected cities and regions respond to these challenges is extremely important, including the collaborative efforts of government, business and community organisations. In...

Active disinvestment in low-value care in Australia will improve patient outcomes and reduce waste

Victoria McCreanor

Economic and political overview 2017

CEDA's 2017 Economic and Political Overview (EPO) provides economic and political insights and also examines where growth will come from in 2017, ongoing domestic challenges, the prospect of a weakening Australian dollar, and global risks.

Kimberley Girl: program outcomes

Ellie Rennie & Jason Potts
In the words of one former participant, the Kimberley Girl program has become a “rite of passage” for young Aboriginal women in the region. Produced by Goolarri Media Enterprises, and now entering its fourteenth year, Kimberley Girl continues to change lives for the better. Like its Pilbara...

Kimberley Girl: program outcomes - summary report

Ellie Rennie & Jason Potts
In the words of one former participant, the Kimberley Girl program has become a “rite of passage” for young Aboriginal women in the region. Produced by Goolarri Media Enterprises, and now entering its fourteenth year, Kimberley Girl continues to change lives for the better. Like its Pilbara...

The way I saw it; the way it was: the making of national agricultural and natural resource management policy

John C. Kerrin
Part autobiographical and part memoir, this is a book for the record of a specific time by John Kerin, Australian Governmwent Minister for Primary Industry and then Minister for Primary Industries and Energy, 1983-1991.

An introduction to parliamentary privilege

Greg Gardiner & Rachel Macreadie
This paper examines the law and practice of parliamentary privilege both in Australia and in other jurisdictions.

The 2006 Victorian State Election

Claire MacDonald, Greg Gardiner & Brian Costar
This paper examines the Victorian election campaign and the result, describing who won and why. It also includes a detailed explanation of voting for the new-look Legislative Council, and voting figures for each Assembly District and Council Region.

Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017

Caley Otter

Promoting sexual health amongst resettled youth with refugee backgrounds

Celia McMichael, Sandy Gifford, Meredith Temple-Smith, Stephen McNally & Steven Francis

Synergy automotive repairs program: process evaluation report

Monica Thielking, J.E. Pfeifer, K. Nolan & C. Boyce
Executive Summary: The Synergy Automotive Repairs Program (Synergy Program) is a diversionary social enterprise aimed at positively impacting the lives of young people involved in motor vehicle offending (e.g. theft, vandalism, hooning). The program was developed in order to capitalize on the interest in cars held by these young offenders as a means of developing pathways to sustainable and on-going meaningful employment in a field that matches their interests. It is suggested that, among other...

Independence of Parliament

Jon Breukel, Igor Dosen, Caitlin Grover, Bella Lesman, Carolyn Macvean & Helen Rosolen
This paper provides some background to the importance of the separation of the legislature, executive and judiciary, and examines how modern parliaments in the Westminster system, including the Victorian Parliament, are faring in their attempt at preserving and maintaining a degree of independence from the executive.

Measuring Australia's Digital Divide: The Australian Digital Inclusion Index 2017

Julian Thomas, Chris Wilson, Jo Barraket, Julie Tucker, Ellie Rennie, Scott Ewing & Trent MacDonald
The ADII has been created 
to measure the level of digital inclusion across the Australian population and to monitor this level over time. Using data collected by Roy Morgan Research, the ADII has been developed through a collaborative partnership between RMIT University, Swinburne University of Technology, and Telstra. The ADII was first published in 2016, providing the most comprehensive picture of Australia’s online participation to date. The ADII measures three vital dimensions of digital inclusion:...

The Melbourne Children’s Knowledge Translation and Research Impact Project. Final Report: A Framework for Action

Vikki Leone, Louise Modica & Sue West
This Final Report is one of four publications resulting from The Melbourne Children’s Knowledge Translation and Research Impact Project (link is external). The Melbourne Children’s Knowledge Translation and Research Impact Framework, and the findings and recommendations in the Final Report are based on an analysis of the Discussion Paper, Environmental Scan and Consultation Report. This data was supplemented and informed by internal and external review throughout the Project. The Framework is applied to selected campus...

Hospital utilisation and outcomes amongst Victorian residents born in refugee-source countries

Ignacio Correa-Velez

Information and research for policy and practice: survey of producing organisations data

Amanda Lawrence, Julian Thomas, John W. Houghton & Paul Weldon

Transition to where? Thinking through transitional policies for Victoria’s automotive manufacturing industry

Tom Barnes
The transition confronting workers, businesses and communities that have historically relied on Victoria’s automotive industry is highly significant. The decision by Australia’s three remaining carmakers - Ford Australia, General Motors Holden (GMH) and Toyota Australia - to wind down local car manufacturing operations will have a major impact on closure-affected regions, especially in Melbourne and Geelong.

Refugee resettlement in regional and rural Victoria: Impacts and policy issues

Brooke McDonald, Sandy Gifford, Kim Webster, John Wiseman & Sue Casey

The ACT election 2016: back to the future?

Terry Giesecke
This resource is a summary of the outcome of the ACT election, held in October 2016.

A framework to research the social determinants of ICTs for e-health

& Francisco Lupiáñez-Villanueva
This article discusses the challenges of combining significantly different methodological approaches to investigate citizens’ access to e-health.

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