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Military history: a quick guide to online resources 284KB 173KB 29.03.2017
Immigration detention in Australia: a quick guide to the statistics 284KB 173KB
Kosher food certification in Australia: a quick guide 298KB 79KB 07.03.2017 
The National Disability Insurance Scheme: a quick guide 298KB 79KB 03.03.2017
Composition of Australian parliaments by party and gender: a quick guide 336KB 79KB 20.02.2017
A comparison of Coalition and Labor government asylum policies in Australia since 2001944KB 124KB 02.02.2017
Northern Territory election 2016 944KB 124KB 19.01.2017
Migration to Australia: a quick guide to the statistics 944KB 124KB 18.01.2017
Australia’s Humanitarian Program: a quick guide to the statistics since 1947 944KB 124KB 17.01.2017
Boat arrivals and boat ‘turnbacks’ in Australia since 1976: a quick guide to the statistics 284KB 197KB 17.01.2017
Defence housing—key issues and impacts 336KB 79KB 17.01.2017
2016 Australian Capital Territory election: an overview 336KB 79KB 12.01.2017
Australia's Parliament House in 2014 and 2015: a chronology of events 336KB 79KB 23.12.2016
‘That's it, you’re out’: disorderly conduct in the House of Representatives from 1901 to 2016 944KB 124KB
Australia’s offshore processing of asylum seekers in Nauru and PNG: a quick guide to statistics and resources 412KB 79KB  19.12.2016
Australia and the Doha Amendment: a quick guide 412KB 79KB  2.12.2016 
Index of Victoria Cross recipients by electorate 412KB 79KB 29.11.2016 
44th Parliament in review 412KB 79KB 24.11.2016
Australia’s Working Holiday Maker program: a quick guide 412KB 79KB 22.11.2016 
Basic income: a radical idea enters the mainstream 412KB 79KB  
Domestic and family violence initiatives and funding across Australian jurisdictions in 2016–17: a quick guide 336KB 79KB  28.10.2016 
Political attitudes to conscription: 1914–1918 295KB 75KB 27.10.2016
Aged Care: a quick guide 295KB 75KB  24.10.2016 
Indigenous parliamentarians, federal and state: a quick guide 295KB 75KB 19.10.2016
Housing and the social security system 336KB 79KB
Indigenous affairs: a quick guide to key internet links 336KB 79KB 4.10.2016
Understanding statistics in social policy development and evaluation: a quick guide 336KB 79KB 30.09.2016 
Changes to Australia’s overseas aid program under the Abbott and Turnbull governments 2013–2016: key policies and responses 336KB 79KB 22.09.2016 
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 
‘So when is the next election?’: Australian elections timetable as at 1 September 2016 281KB 212KB