October 21, 2013
Christmas Island detainees

DIAC Detainee experiences in detention

Building on the visitor study, ASR worked with DIAC detention services staff to develop a research program to explore detainees’ current experiences while in different forms of detention. The research project focused on Darwin, Villawood and Maribyrnong detention centres. Detainee advocates and service providers, including two health professionals, DIAC detention […]
October 21, 2013
Living in harmony

DIAC Living in harmony

The Australian Government established the Living in Harmony program in 1998 as an anti-racism initiative and it has been managed by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship. The objectives of the program were/are to address issues of cultural, racial and religious intolerance by promoting respect, fairness, inclusion and a sense […]
October 21, 2013

Office of Migration Agents Regulation Authority (OMARA)

Proposed English language requirements for registered migration agents For the Office of Migration Agents Regulation Authority ASR conducted a census of all registered migration agents (RMAs) about proposed changes to English language requirements for re-registering agents. Using MARA records, all RMAs were invited to provide feedback. The proportion of agents […]
October 21, 2013
Boat people off Christmas Island

DIAC Irregular maritime arrivals (IMA) experiences in detention

DIAC engaged the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and ASR to conduct research of IMAs’ experiences in detention facilities throughout Australia. ASR conducted the fieldwork component of the project with IMA’s in detention centres located in Christmas Island, Curtin (WA), Inverbrackie (SA), MITA (VIC), NIDC (NT), Wickham Point (NT), […]
October 21, 2013

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

In 2012 ASR conducted a survey among a selection of participants from the general population as well as 3,000 ABC VIP shoppers. The survey explored buying habits of ABC shoppers, motivations for purchase of certain items and reasons for frequenting various other store types. In 2013 ABC shoppers survey was […]
October 21, 2013

Deakin University

Deakin University commissioned Australian Survey Research (ASR) to conduct a survey of students who enrolled mid-year (trimester 2) at Deakin University in 2012. The aim of the study was to understand the reasons why students chose to enrol at Deakin and why they chose mid-year entry. Deakin University provided a […]
October 21, 2013

Dulux Powder Coating

This is an example of B2B research. The project involved surveying (online) over 100 aluminium fabricators ranging from small businesses through to large aluminium extrusion suppliers, windows doors, security screen and louver manufacturers.
October 21, 2013


ASR has been conducting a customer feedback survey for Hirequip equipment hire. This survey has been conducted (at least) annually since 2010 and targets businesses in the trades, construction and manufacturing that have used Hirequip services.
October 21, 2013

Campus Living Villages

In the same way it would conduct an employee survey, ASR collects data for, analyses and reports on student resident satisfaction at CLV’s 22 resident villages throughout Australia. CLV runs university student residential halls and tracks resident satisfaction with services and facilities twice yearly. An overall report is produced aggregating […]