Australia's parental leave policy and gender equality: an international comparison
This study examines Australia's new paid and unpaid parental leave provisions and compares them to recent developments in a number of European countries.
Aboriginal People of Central North South Australia - Baseline Statistical Report
OZ Minerals commissioned the Australian Institute for Social Research to provide a demographic and socio-economic profile of Aboriginal people in the Central North Area of South Australia (CNSA) to help inform the development of strategies designed to maximise employment opportunities for Aboriginal people from growth in the mining sector. This research takes place in the context of an increase in investment by OZ Minerals and other mining companies in exploration and new projects. Data is also presented for other adjacent areas and/or major population centres from which a workforce population can be drawn.
Youth Report: South Australia's Young People: Emerging Issues and Priorities
This research paper highlights the key issues for the wellbeing and general development of young people across South Australia.
Stimulating South Australia: Public Housing in South Australia & the Wider Impact of the Australian Government's Stimulus Package
This report identifies the employment and economic impacts of the Australian Government's stimulus package on South Australia with a particular focus on the public housing component of the package.
Off the Waiting List: The Affordable Housing Dream in South Australia
Research commissioned by the Public Service Association clearly shows that the demand for public housing in South Australia is not being effectively met and that the situation will only get worse. Off the Waiting List, a report compiled by the Australian Institute for Social Research, University of Adelaide, states it is estimated that approximately 90,000 extra people will need to be accommodated in South Australia by 2014, and a further 360,000 by 2050, creating further demand for land, housing, transport and services.
Social Development Framework
This research was conducted to develop a framework to enable Council to take signals being sent about what the future is likely to bring for the local community, and develop a coherent response.
State of South Australia Updates
The State of South Australia Publication is scheduled to be published every two years, the first being 2005. In the alternating years, we hope to produce a series of updates from a selection of authors around key areas of public policy. Copies of the 2006 Updates can be downloaded from the Australian institute of Social Research Website at http://www.aisr.adelaide.edu.au/pubs/stateofsa/2006/
Towards an understanding of the significance of family business closures in South Australia
While there is a significant body of research focusing on the reasons for family business closures in Australia, little is known about the specific impacts of these closures. This study seeks to focus attention on this under-researched area of family business. It does so in the context of concerns about family business capital depletion and the potential for this to accelerate as the age profile of family business owners increases over the next 10 years in line with population ageing.
Power Politics: The Electricity Crisis and You
Power Politics chronicles the history of the struggle over ownership and control of the electricity industry in South Australia.
Australian Workplace Innovation and Social Research Centre
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