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The impact of government guarantees on banks’ wholesale funding costs and risk taking: evidence from a natural experiment

Thi Mai Luonga, Russell Pieters & Harald Scheule
This study compares the effect of the introduction and removal of the Australian Government Wholesale Funding Guarantee Scheme on the funding costs and risk taking incentives of authorised deposit-taking institutions.

Building pathways online: Indigenous futures collaboration

Ellie Rennie, Prabha Prayaga & Yee Man Louie
This report uses evidence from the Indigenous Futures Collaboration to examine the extent to which online delivery can help overcome barriers to education for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people living in regional and remote areas.

2013 Victorian redistribution: analysis of new electoral boundaries

Antony Green
This publication assesses the political impact of the new Victorian electoral boundaries, proclaimed on 17 October 2013. The new boundaries will be used for the first time at the 2014 state election.

Automated vehicles

Igor Dosen, Marianne Aroozoo & Michael Graham

Housing affordability in Victoria

Katrina Raynor, Caley Otter & Igor Dosen

Youth justice in Victoria

Caitlin Grover
This paper provides an overview of the changing nature of youth offenders and youth offending and the pressures that these have placed on the youth justice system, as well as the related policy developments of the Andrews Government.

Power through knowledge: patient education and self-management keys to successfully managing chronic pain

Carol Bennett

SettleMEN: Health and settlement among men from refugee backgrounds living in South East Queensland

Ignacio Correa-Velez & Sandy Gifford

Removing seriously ill asylum seekers from Australia

Robyn Sampson, Ignacio Correa-Velez & Grant Mitchell

A profile of Victorian seniors from refugee backgrounds: Health and wellbeing needs and access to aged care health and support services

Rebecca Atwell, Ignacio Correa-Velez & Sandy Gifford

Electricity and gas in Victoria

Igor Dosen
Several events, including state-wide blackouts in South Australia and the closure of the Hazelwood Power Station in Victoria, have re-ignited debate about energy resources and energy economics. The announcement of the Hazelwood Power Station closure on 4 November 2016 prompted debate about the current and future state of energy supply in Victoria. French energy company, ENGIE, the majority owner of the power station, announced power supply operations would most likely cease in March 2017 as...

Children and young people in statutory out-of-home care: health needs and health care in the 21st century

Susan M. Webster
This report provides a retrospective analysis of past Victorian government responses to the health needs of children in statutory Out-of-Home Care.

Uber and ridesharing

Igor Dosen & Helen Rosolen
This research paper offers a jurisdictional comparison of legislation affecting Uber and other TNCs, within Australia and at an international level.


Caitlin Grover
Electronic petitions (e-petitions) have been introduced in Australian legislatures and internationally to improve public engagement with the political process and to make democracy more accessible, participatory and responsive. In Victoria, both houses of Parliament accept only paper petitions in accordance with relevant standing orders, however, several parliamentary committee inquiries have recommended the introduction of e-petitions. On 8 June 2016, the Legislative Council supported a motion by the Hon. Fiona Patten MLC to introduce e-petitions to...

Communicating online: an evaluation of the Horticulture Industry Network website

Lisa M. Given, Megan Hill & Philip Paschke

Independent review of the Performance Improvement Framework

Map for impact: the Victorian social enterprise mapping project 2017

Erin Castellas, Jo Barraket, Kiros Hiruy & Roksolana Suchowerska

Smart home control: Exploring the potential for off-the-shelf enabling technologies in energy vulnerable and other households

Larissa Nicholls, Yolande Strengers & Sergio Tirado
Enabling or ‘set-and-forget’ technologies, such as smart home control devices, are increasingly being advocated by the energy industry, policy makers and researchers as a way to complement and improve residential demand response. While Australia has pioneered trials of enabling technologies, less attention has been paid to ‘off-the-shelf’ devices, such as smart lights, smart plugs/ switches and home automation products. As increasing attention and expectation is placed on these technologies to enable consumers to navigate the...

Protective data security in the Victorian public sector

Alice Petrie

Measuring Queensland’s digital divide - the Australian Digital Inclusion Index 2017: Queensland

Jean Burgess, Michael Dezuanni, Julian Thomas, Chris Wilson, Amber Marshall, Jo Barraket, Scott Ewing & Trent Macdonald

The 2010 Victorian State Election

Bella Lesman, Rachel Macreadie & Greg Gardiner
An analysis of the Victorian state election which took place on 27 November 2010. This paper provides an overview of the election campaign, major policies, opinion polls data, the outcome of the election in both houses, and voter turnout. It also includes voting figures for each Assembly District and Council Region.

Climate change update 2009

Adam Delacorn & Greg Gardiner
This paper provides an overview of recent research conducted by climate scientists world-wide. Key data is presented on carbon dioxide emissions, global surface temperatures and sea level rise, with a brief guide to the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen.

Accelerating climate change

Greg Gardiner
This overview paper on global climate change provides recent findings of research conducted by climate scientists world-wide, including key findings presented from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 2007 Fourth Assessment, and the subsequent work of climate scientists on carbon emissions, global surface temperatures and sea-level rise. An overview of impacts on Australia and Victoria is included.

The 2014 Victorian State Election

Bella Lesman, Rachel Macreadie, Catriona Ross & Paige Darby
This paper examines the 2014 Victorian state election, providing description and analysis of the results in three main sections. Part A of the paper provides some context to the outcome of the election by examining the redistribution of Victoria’s state electoral boundaries, and key issues during the life of the 57th Parliament. Part B provides an overview of the election campaign, key policies, news coverage and the polling data. Part C provides statistical tables of...

Unconventional gas: coal seam gas, shale gas and tight gas

Catriona Ross & Paige Darby
This Research Paper provides an introduction and overview of issues relevant to the development of unconventional gas – coal seam, shale and tight gas – in the Australian and specifically Victorian context.

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