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This page includes recently published Research Papers. The Parliamentary Library also publishes Bills Digests


Changes to Australia’s overseas aid program under the Abbott and Turnbull governments 2013–2016: key policies and responses 336KB 79KB 22.09.2016 
Composition of Australian parliaments by party and gender: a quick guide 336KB 79KB 16.09.2016 
Asylum seekers and refugees: a quick guide to key Parliamentary Library publications 259KB 80KB
Commonwealth Members of Parliament who have served in war: the Second World War 298KB 79KB 9.09.2016
Refugee resettlement to Australia: what are the facts? 298KB 79KB 7.09.2016
Government response to the Harper Competition Policy Review: a quick guide 298KB 79KB 7.09.2016
The National Disability Insurance Scheme: a quick guide 298KB 79KB
‘So when is the next election?’: Australian elections timetable as at 1 September 2016 281KB 212KB
Developments in the youth labour market since the GFC 336KB 79KB
Halal certification in Australia: a quick guide 336KB 79KB 30.08.2016 
Parliamentary Library Briefing Book 30.08.2016 
New Zealanders in Australia: a quick guide 248KB 80KB 29.08.2016
Composition of the 45th Parliament: a quick guide 248KB 80KB
Electoral redistributions during the 45th Parliament 259KB 80KB 25.08.2016
The Temporary Work (Skilled) (subclass 457) visa: a quick guide 259KB 80KB 26.07.2016 
Chronology of same-sex marriage bills introduced into the federal parliament: a quick guide 362KB 91KB 21.07.2016
Live export: a chronology 505KB 249KB 18.07.2016
Medicare: a quick guide 340KB 240KB 12.07.2016
Australia’s offshore processing of asylum seekers in Nauru and PNG: A Quick Guide to statistics and resources 340KB 240KB 30.06.2016
The immigration debate in Australia: World War I and its impact 321KB 84KB 29.06.2016
Migration to Australia: a quick guide to the statistics 321KB 84KB 27.06.2016 
Australia’s Humanitarian Program: a quick guide to the statistics since 1947 530KB 111KB 22.06.2016
Working Holiday Makers in Australia: a quick guide 530KB 111KB


Development and overseas aid statistics: a quick guide to key internet links 530KB 111KB
Parliamentary remuneration and entitlements: 2016 update 530KB 111KB
The base salary for senators and members: 2016 update 530KB 111KB
New South Wales state election 2015 530KB 111KB 31.05.2016
Australian climate change policy to 2015: a chronology 530KB 111KB 5.05.2016 
The 2016–17 Budget: a quick guide 440KB 90KB 4.05.2016
Budget Review 2016–17 440KB 4.05.2016
Financial System Legislation Amendment (Resilience and Collateral Protection) Bill 2016: a quick guide 342KB 90KB 4.05.2016
A guide to the Commonwealth Budget 318KB 72KB 26.04.2016
Anzac Day 2016 4MB 94KB 15.04.2016
Employment by industry statistics: a quick guide 322KB 94KB 14.04.2016
Indigenous parliamentarians, federal and state: a quick guide 295KB 75KB 11.04.2016
The Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme: a quick guide 294KB 73KB 7.04.2016
House of Representatives by-elections: 1901–2015 769KB 152KB 4.04.2016
State Statistical Bulletin 2015 716KB 942KB 31.03.2016
State Statistical Bulletin 2013–14 839KB 716KB 30.03.2016
Women in parliament and politics: a quick guide to key internet links 292KB 82KB 15.03.2016
Statistics on wages and gender: a quick guide 386KB 131KB 4.03.2016
Overseas students: immigration policy changes 1997–2015 629KB 135KB 25.02.2016
Traits and trends of Australia’s prime ministers, 1901 to 2015: a quick guide 513KB 658KB 3.02.2016