Research Papers 2013–14

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Title Date
Australia’s female political leaders: a quick guide 410KB 76KB 24.06.2014
House of Representatives by-elections 1901–2014 739KB 144KB 12.06.2014
The Attorney-General’s suggested changes to the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 405KB 116KB 5.06.2014
Budget Review 2014–15 2MB 615KB 30.05.2014
Tasmanian state election 2014: an overview 570KB 405KB 30.05.3014 
New Zealanders in Australia: a quick guide 299KB 69KB 30.05.2014
Electoral redistributions during the 44th Parliament 184KB  69KB 29.05.2013
Indigenous affairs: a quick guide to key internet links 304KB 83KB 20.05.2014 
The Renewable Energy Target: a quick guide 304KB 83KB 14.05.2014
The evolution of the Australian Defence Force Gap Year program 339KB 95KB 8.05.2014
Universal access to early childhood education: a quick guide 287KB 70KB 1.05.2014
Budget reviews and Commissions of Audit in Australia 444KB 101KB 9.04.2014
Australian elections timetable as at 7 April 2014 251KB 72KB 3.04.2014 
Media of the people: broadcasting community media in Australia 910KB 642KB 2.04.2014
Overview of Feed in Tariffs: a quick guide 288KB 114KB 1.04.2014
Indonesia’s 2014 national elections: a quick guide 494KB 99KB 28.03.2014
The G20 (Safety and Security) Complementary Bill 2014: a quick guide 279KB 73KB 25.03.2014
Major superannuation and retirement income changes in Australia: a chronology 743KB 167KB 11.03.2014 
Ukrainian crisis: a quick guide to key internet links 261KB 77KB 5.03.2014
Selected political records of the Commonwealth Parliament 228KB 80KB 5.03.2014
Resource development and landholders’ rights: a quick guide  288KB 76KB 5.03.2014
The G20: a quick guide 303KB 62KB 4.03.2014
Elections and electoral systems: a quick guide to key internet links 291KB 72KB 3.03.2014
A comparison of Coalition and Labor government asylum policies in Australia since 2001 350KB 100KB 28.02.2014
Foreign investment in Australian agriculture 824KB 1820KB 18.02.2014 
Women parliamentarians in Australia 1921–2013 1035KB 147KB 14.02.2014
Boat arrivals in Australia: a quick guide to the statistics 266KB 106KB 23.01.2014
Federal Election 2013: issues, dynamics, outcomes 1301KB 2143KB 22.01.2014
The US Foreign Accounts Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) and interaction with G20 initiatives: a quick guide 285KB 85KB 10.01.2014 
Rudd redux: victory and defeat 777KB 780KB 9.01.2014 
Family migration to Australia 357KB 430KB 23.12.2013 
Humanitarian entrants and asylum seekers: a quick guide to key internet links 296KB 74KB 18.12.2013
Australia at war in Afghanistan: updated facts and figures 388KB 220KB 13.12.2013 
‘That’s it, you’re out’: disorderly conduct in the House of Representatives from 1901 to 2013 794KB 137KB 11.12.2013
Australian and selected overseas governments: a quick guide to key internet links 273KB 74KB 6.12.2013
Parliament: a quick guide to key internet links 272KB 64KB 6.12.2013 
Franchising in Australia: striking a balance or tipping the balance? 565KB 124KB 29.11.2013 
Trans-Tasman differences in student loans 259KB 72KB 28.11.2013 
The Hung Parliament: procedural changes in the House of Representatives 2.4MB 322KB 22.11.2013 
Carbon Price Repeal Bills: quick guide  617KB 68KB 20.11.2013 
Electoral quotas for women: an international overview 545KB 108KB 14.11.2013
Parliamentary Library Briefing Book 12.11.2013
The Minerals Resource Rent Tax and associated expense measures: a quick guide to key internet links 617KB 76KB 12.11.2013
The subclass 457 visa: a quick guide 617KB 66KB 11.11.2013
Hard days and nights: the final 147 days of the Gillard Government 617KB 919KB 8.11.2013
ASEAN and regional cooperation: recent developments and Australia’s interests 1073KB 1895KB 8.11.2013
Australia’s drawdown in Afghanistan 267KB 125KB 6.11.2013 
Measures of student achievement: a quick guide 295KB 69KB 6.11.2013 
Health in Australia: a quick guide 267KB 2761KB 6.11.2013
Commonwealth Games: friendly rivalry 2405KB 2761KB 6.11.2013
Oaths and affirmations made by the executive and members of federal parliament since 1901 502KB 229KB 24.10.2013 
Media reform: in shallows and miseries 841KB 803KB 23.10.2013 
Expertise and public policy: a conceptual guide 484KB 133KB 21.10.2013 
Chronic disease management: the role of private health insurance 250KB 164KB 4.10.2013
The 43rd Parliament: traits and trends 236KB 328KB 2.10.2013
Economic indicators: Fraser to Rudd/Gillard Government 374KB 1450KB 12.09.2013
The base salary for senators and members 321KB 146KB 12.09.2013
The remuneration of Commonwealth departmental secretaries 210KB 85KB 4.09.2013
Australian Government spending on irregular maritime arrivals and counter-people smuggling activity 412KB 136KB 4.09.2013
Parliamentary remuneration and entitlements 373KB 92KB 29.07.2013 
Myanmar: sectarian violence in Rakhine—issues, humanitarian consequences, and regional responses 1.36MB  1.9MB 24.07.3013
Boat arrivals in Australia since 1976 384KB  152KB 23.07.2013