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Latest Research

May 2022
Capitalising on the Lithium-Ion Battery Waste Resource Challenge in South Australia
The EV revolution promises a future of low-emissions transportation, and is essential if Australia is to meet its climate obligations. But it is creating challenges, too. This report explores how...
May 2022
Wage cutting strategies in the mining industry: an update
This report examines the economic impact of the increased use of labour-hire in key mining communities across Australia. 
April 2022
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Stuck in Neutral: The Policy Architecture Driving Slow Wage Growth in Australia
Australian workers are enduring a sustained period of low wage growth, in both the private and public sectors, in all Australian jurisdictions. Slow wage growth is an economic problem created...

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Data Briefing Series — Elective Surgery

Elective surgery waiting lists will blow out without urgent action The McKell Institute has developed projections of NSW elective surgery waiting lists using the latest data from the NSW Bureau of Health Information. The analysis finds that elective surgery waiting...

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