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Vaccination views and the news

Debate concerning the virtues of compulsory vaccinations for infants and young children has been a hot topic in the Australian news media for some time. Whether dialogue is taking place on talk back radio, through online forums, in print or featured in televised programs, advoca...Read story »

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The Best Laid Plans

The Best Laid Plans... Most Australians achieved their plans for 2013 in the 'Big Picture' sense but there were plenty of surprises along the way. The two-wave study (completed in January and December of this year), compared lifestyle, education, employment, travel and purchasing...Read story »

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NAPLAN experiences investigated

NAPLAN experiences investigated   Attitudes about the impacts of ‘high-stakes testing’ such as NAPLAN are perhaps more nuanced than first thought, a new survey of parents has found. This study - The impacts of high stakes testing on schools, students and their families: Pare...Read story »

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Voters' call right, however they dial

Voting intentions of ‘mobile only’ households. During the election campaign, there was a lot of comment (some of it informed) about the impact of the increasing prevalence of mobile only households on surveys that are conducted using landline telephones. Polling for the recen...Read story »