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Pacific health workforce service forecast

This report considered ways to increase the number of Pacific peoples in the health workforce and improve outcomes for Pacific patients. It is one of a number of forecasts commissioned by Health Workforce New Zealand (HWNZ) to build a picture of the future ... [Published Australian Policy Online - 4 hours ago]
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'I cannot say the numbers that were killed': assessing violent mortality on the Queensland frontier

Summary : This paper suggests that there is a way to arrive at a proximate, dependable estimate of the number of Aboriginal frontier casualties at the hands of colonial Queensland’s Native Police Force. By using data that provides accurate information ... [Published Australian Policy Online - 4 hours ago]
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A new approach to national child protection data: implementation of the Child Protection National Minimum Data Set

Describes the development and implementation of the CP NMDS and highlights key new analyses able to be reported for the first time at the national level. It also outlines the need for ongoing development work.IntroductionThe need for national unit record ... [Published Australian Policy Online - 4 hours ago]
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Going it alone: single, low needs women and hidden homelessness

single, low needs women and hidden homelessnessn early 2006 WISHIN (Women’s Information Support and Housing in the North) was approached by North East Housing Service (NEHS) who were concerned about the number of single women over 35, without dependents ... [Published Australian Policy Online - 4 hours ago]
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The costs of convenience: unpacking the self-storage industry

Abstract: Increasing numbers of self-storage facilities on the urban landscape is illustrative of a culture of excessive consumption, underpinned by conventions such as ‘more is better’. This paper explores some key drivers of the growing phenomenon known ... [Published Australian Policy Online - 7 hours ago]
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Fair trade coffee: a good choice for sustainability?

Abstract: For many of us, drinking coffee is part of our daily ritual to which we are deeply attached. As a global commodity, the coffee industry embodies inequality between producers and consumers, unsustainable agricultural practices, global transportation ... [Published Australian Policy Online - 7 hours ago]
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One world connected: an assessment of Australia’s progress in suicide prevention

Overview: This paper provides a detailed assessment of Australia's progress in suicide prevention. Written in response to the landmark World Health Organisation report Preventing Suicide: A global imperative, the National Coalition for Suicide Prevention, ... [Published Australian Policy Online - 21 hours ago]
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Australian disability reform and political participation

The dynamics of disability social policy, political participation and communication rights are complex.OverviewAn epochal social policy reform in Australia is the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Much is to unfold concerning the realities ... [Published Australian Policy Online - Sep 22 2014]
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ISDS: the devil in the trade deal

A common provision allowing foreign investors to sue host governments has become a ticking time bomb inside trade agreements like the soon to be signed Trans Pacific Partnership. Some countries are now refusing to agree to the provision and are questioning ... [Published Australian Policy Online - Sep 22 2014]
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Research and policy bulletin: the cost and net benefit of homelessness programs

Explores the effect homelessness programs have on the potential to yield substantial cost savings particularly in health and justice service areas and the use of social welfare services.Key pointsHomelessness programs were generally effective in • stabilising ... [Published Australian Policy Online - Sep 22 2014]
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Commonwealth Members of Parliament who have served in war: colonial wars and the First World War

This paper chronicles the 125 Commonwealth Members of Parliament identified as having served during the Colonial wars and/or the First World War.IntroductionThis research paper is a companion to a previous Parliamentary Library publication, Commonwealth ... [Published Australian Policy Online - Sep 22 2014]
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SMEs and digital communication technologies: a qualitative market research report prepared for the ACMA by GfK Australia

Examines the adoption of new technology by small and medium enterprises (SMEs).Executive summaryThe researchThe Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) commissioned GfK Australia to carry out a program of qualitative research with Australian ... [Published Australian Policy Online - Sep 22 2014]

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Pacific health workforce service forecast [Published Australian Policy Online - 4 hours ago]
Going it alone: single, low needs women and hid... [Published Australian Policy Online - 4 hours ago]
A new approach to national child protection dat... [Published Australian Policy Online - 4 hours ago]
'I cannot say the numbers that were killed': as... [Published Australian Policy Online - 4 hours ago]
Fair trade coffee: a good choice for sustainabi... [Published Australian Policy Online - 7 hours ago]
The costs of convenience: unpacking the self-st... [Published Australian Policy Online - 7 hours ago]
One world connected: an assessment of Australia... [Published Australian Policy Online - 21 hours ago]
Australian disability reform and political part... [Published Australian Policy Online - Sep 22 2014]
ISDS: the devil in the trade deal [Published Australian Policy Online - Sep 22 2014]
Predictors of guilty pleas in the NSW District ... [Published Australian Policy Online - Sep 22 2014]
SMEs and digital communication technologies: a ... [Published Australian Policy Online - Sep 22 2014]
Commonwealth Members of Parliament who have ser... [Published Australian Policy Online - Sep 22 2014]
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