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Job security & the future of work: Australian workers’ views

Job security & the future of work: Australian workers’ views

Author/editor: Sheppard, J, Biddle, N, Gray, M et al

Year published: 2018

Data collected for the Australian National University (ANU) annual ANUpoll series shows Australians are comfortable with their job security, however they are less optimistic about finding a different job for the same or better wage. ANUpoll data shows about 88 per cent of Australians think it is '...

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Modelling of the 2018-19 Federal Budget Personal Income Tax Measures

Author/editor: Phillips, B, Webster, R, & Gray, M

Year published: 2018

The Federal Budget for 2018-19 contains a number of changes to the personal income taxation system for Australia. The changes are in two stages. The first stage consists of modest tax cuts provided in 2018-19 that are directed towards low and middle income earners. The second stage are more...

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Research Note: Comparison of the Coalition 2018-19 Federal Budget Income Tax Measures and the Labor Proposal

Author/editor: Phillips, B; Webster, R; Gray, M

Year published: 2018

The research note has been produced to compare the impacts of the personal income tax measures contained in the 2018-19 Federal Budget with the impacts of the Australian Labor Party (ALP) opposition proposal as outlined by the Hon.Bill Shorten MP. in his Budget Reply speech. The research note...

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Research Note: Living Standards and Cost of Living Indexes for Australian Households

Author/editor: Phillips, B

Year published: 2018

This is a short note on the methodology employed by CSRM to calculate a quarterly living standards index and cost of living index for Australia. In this research, the author considers standard of living from an income based financial perspective. This measure compares income growth for Australian...

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Research Note: Modelling a Basic Income for Australia – simple example of a universal pension funded by increased personal income taxation

Author/editor: Phillips, B

Year published: 2018

This is a short note on the methodology and results of one very simple basic income proposal. This represents only one of many possible forms for a basic income for Australia. There are also many other ways of funding such a basic income such as wealth taxes or the GST. A basic income as presented...

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"You are not born being racist, are you?” Discussing racism with primary-aged children

Author/editor: Priest, N, Walton, J, White, F, Kowal, E, Fox, B. & Paradies, Y.

Year published: 2017

Ethnic-racial socialisation is broadly described as processes by which both minority and majority children and young people learn about and negotiate racial, ethnic and cultural diversity. This article extends the existing ethnic-racial socialisation literature in three significant ways: (1) it...

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A baseline model of deterrence

Author/editor: Manning, M.

Year published: 2017

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Adolescent illicit drug use and policy options in Australia: a multicriteria decision analysis

Author/editor: Manning, M & Wong, G.

Year published: 2017

The etiology of illicit substance involvement is a multidimensional problem shaped by factors across individual, social, and environmental domains. In this study, a multicriteria framework is employed to incorporate the input of specialists regarding risk and protective factors and the...

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Attitudes to housing affordability

Attitudes to housing affordability

Year published: 2017

The 24th ANUPoll - Attitudes to Housing Affordability: Pressures, Problems and Solutions - has found an overwhelming majority believe the great Australian dream of home ownership will be out of reach for future generations. With the government due to announce housing affordability measures in the 9...

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Class, capital, and identity in Australian society

Author/editor: Biddle, N & Sheppard, J.

Year published: 2017

Despite a comparatively ‘flat’ social structure and lack of obvious class-based cleavages, Australian society is stratified by objective, multidimensional measures of social class. Using data from a July 2015 survey of a random sample of Australian citizens, latent class analysis identifies six...

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