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06
Jul
‘17

What income inequality looks like across Australia

With affordable houses increasingly out of reach, wage growth slow and household debt high, Australians are certainly feeling poor. But how do they compare to their neighbours? New Census data confirms there’s a lot of variability in income....

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28
Jun
‘17

Census 2016 reveals Australia is becoming much more diverse – but can we trust the data?

Census 2016 reveals Australia is becoming much more diverse - but can we trust the data? The ABS estimates that as of December 2016, the Australian population was around 24.4 million. AAP/Alan Porritt Nicholas Biddle, Australian National...

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20
Jun
‘17

ANU-ABS 2016 Census Data Symposium – Canberra

In conjunction with the ABS, the ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods will be holding a Census Data Symposium on the 26 July 2017.  Find out what the 2016 Census of Population and Housing tells us about ourselves, our communities and...

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07
Jun
‘17

Analysis of net taxpayers in Australia 1988-2013

CSRM's Ben Phillips and Cukkoo Joseph have released a research note of net Australian taxpayers from 1988-2013.  The research note gives a short description of the analysis of Australian households that are ‘net taxpayers’ that...

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07
Jun
‘17

CSRM releases Annual Report for 2015 - 2016

The CSRM has released its Annual Report for 2015 - 2016. The report details the Centre's background as well as its achievements over the 12 months.  An online copy of the Annual Report can be found here. 

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21
Apr
‘17

ANUpoll; Innovation, Science, and Business

The latest ANUpoll has found a large majority of Australians support science and want politicians to rely more on the advice of scientists and experts. The ANUpoll also found 67 per cent of those surveyed believe science is best funded by government...

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13
Apr
‘17

What's the cost? Cost-Benefit tool developed to measure crime intervention

Joint collaboration between the ANU's CSRM and the University College of London (UCL) has led to the development of a Cost-Benefit Tool for the What Works Centre for Crime Reduction. CSRM's Dr Matthew Manning is the lead developer of the...

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11
Apr
‘17

First results from the 2016 Census paint a picture of who the ‘typical’ Australian is

CSRM's Associate Professor Nicholas Biddle has written a piece for the Conversation today on the first results from the 2016 Census.  In a country as diverse as Australia, it is impossible to identify a set of characteristics that...

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10
Apr
‘17

Welfare changes cost single parents up to $6000

Research by the CSRM's modelling team has appeared in today's Sydney Morning Herald. The research examines the cumulative impact of cuts made since 2005.  The paper can be found here.

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06
Apr
‘17

Income Trends for Selected Single Parent Families

The CSRM's Ben Phillips and Cukkoo Joseph have released a paper on income trends for selected single parent families.  The paper can be found here

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