Research Papers 2017–18

This page includes recently published Research Papers. You may also like to browse Research Papers by year or to search Library publications in Parlinfo. The Parliamentary Library also publishes Bills Digests.

Title Date
Australia’s response to the Rohingya human rights and migrant crisis—a quick guide 626KB 165KB   14.06.2018
Office of profit under the Crown 703KB 165KB  14.06.2018 
Youth unemployment statistics: a quick guide 475KB 165KB  31.05.2018
Labour force statistics: a quick guide 339KB 165KB 24.05.2018 
Unemployment statistics: a quick guide 414KB 165KB 24.05.2018
Budget Review  2018–19 1.8MB  10.05.2018
Budget concepts—appropriations and the power of the Senate: a quick guide 333KB 75KB 10.05.2018 
The 30th anniversary of Australia’s Parliament House 9.8MB  09.05.2018
Budget Concepts—advance to the Finance Minister: a quick guide 349KB 75KB
Pre-Budget Economic Outlook: a quick guide 349KB 75KB 07.05.2018
Pre-Budget Fiscal Outlook: a quick guide 349KB 75KB    07.05.2018
The Commonwealth Budget: a quick guide 349KB 75KB    07.05.2018 
Employment statistics: a quick guide 349KB 75KB    13.04.2018
Anzac Day 2018: military history: a quick guide to online resources 277KB 75KB     12.04.2018
State Statistical Bulletin 2017 233KB 75KB  22.03.2018
House of Representatives by-elections: 1901–2017 336KB 75KB  05.03.2018 
The ASEAN-Australia Special Summit, Sydney, March 2018: issues and implications 336KB 75KB  01.03.2018 
Chronology of same-sex marriage bills introduced into the federal parliament: a quick guide 362KB 75KB 15.02.2018 
The new Senate voting system and the 2016 election 312KB 75KB 25.01.2018 
Characteristics and use of casual employees in Australia 312KB  19.01.2018
School education: a quick guide to key internet links 336KB 79KB 08.01.2018
Energy resources: a quick guide 336KB 79KB
Oversight of intelligence agencies: a comparison of the ‘Five Eyes’ nations 336KB 79KB
Australia's Parliament House in 2016: a chronology of events 386KB 131KB
State Statistical Bulletin 2016-17 386KB 08.12.2017
Commodity Prices: a quick guide to key internet links 386KB 131KB 08.12.2017
Are small businesses the driving force behind private sector employment and total industry value added? 312KB 75KB 17.11.2017
The process of federal redistributions: a quick guide 362KB 91KB 14.11.2017 
The Public Service Modernisation Fund: a quick guide 362KB 91KB 14.11.2017 
Paris climate agreement: a quick guide 464KB 75KB 10.11.2017
The remuneration of Commonwealth departmental secretaries: 2017 update 464KB 75KB 10.11.2017 
Defence cooperation with Myanmar—Australia and other countries: a quick guide 464KB 75KB
The Iran Nuclear deal—facts, issues, stakeholders, and Australian policy: a quick guide 465KB 75KB
Syria: Australian military operations 312KB 75KB
Developments in Australian refugee law and policy: the Abbott and Turnbull Coalition governments (2013–2016) 312KB 75KB 18.09.2017
Western Australia state election 2017 312KB 75KB
Update on Australian Government measures to counter violent extremism: a quick guide 312KB 75KB 18.08.2017
White Spot Disease in Australia up to 2017: a chronology 312KB 75KB 14.08.2017
Youth unemployment statistics for small geographic areas: a quick guide 312KB 75KB 07.08.2017
What we know so far about the new Home Affairs portfolio: a quick guide 295KB 75KB
Private Health Insurance: a quick guide 295KB 75KB 04.08.2017
Student income support: a chronology 295KB 75KB
A quick guide to the history of proposals for an Australian department of homeland security 295KB 75KB 14.07.2017
That’s it—I’m leaving: ministerial departures 1901–2017 295KB 75KB
Indigenous parliamentarians, federal and state: a quick guide 295KB 75KB 11.07.2017
Election funding and disclosure in Australia: a quick guide to recent reforms and current issues 284KB 173KB 10.07.2017
State Statistical Bulletin 2015-16 284KB 173KB 07.07.2017
State Statistical Bulletin 2016 284KB 173KB 06.07.2017