One of Australia’s most significant achievements has been its strong and prospering economy with a growing middle class and the equal access to opportunity by all individuals. Today, this mainstay of the nation is being challenged and the increasing pressures on the daily lives of Australians are mounting, as wages stagnate and the gap in income widens
Australia remains a leading immunisation nation. But in key demographic groups, improvements in the immunisation rate need to be improved to ensure Australia retains herd immunity from a range of significant illnesses.
Despite the topic capturing the attention of policy makers and businesses, and impressive gains by women in education over past decades, statistics across a range of indicia could be argued to reveal a “stalled revolution” of female leadership.
Big Data is changing the way citizens engage with the world around them. This report explores how the strategic implementation of Big Data in Australia's healthcare system can improve health outcomes, and drive efficiency.
The NSW Government entered the 2015 state election with a plan to privatise NSW's power networks. This report outlines why NSW should leave electricity transmission and distribution assets in public hands.
The privatisation of elements of Australia's healthcare system is highly prone to unforeseen consequences. This report explores the risks of privatisation, and alternative options to improve efficiency.
A key challenge facing policymakers is the question of how to fund new transport infrastructure in an increasingly constrained fiscal environment. This report offers ideas for reform to low infrastructure prices and generate new methods of funding projects.
The Western Sydney airport must be of the highest standard. By opening the design to architectural competition, the best vision for the project could be realised, creating more jobs and driving more patronage.