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Program / project evaluation

Department of Innovation Industry Science & Research

Department of Innovation Industry Science & Research (DIISR)

The Small Business Online research project (SBO) measured the effectiveness of the small business online training program, a government initiative designed to introduce or help small businesses take advantage of the digital economy, namely web technologies. This project was of government ministerial interest as it formed part of […]

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Return to work

WorkCover Return to work program, stakeholder feedback research

Australian Survey Research Group (ASR) was commissioned by WorkCover NSW to conduct research among stakeholders that were involved in the return to work pilot program in September 2012.

The participants in the research comprised:

WorkCover inspectors involved in the pilot.
WHSD managers.
WCID managers.
Small medium and large […]

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Worksafe inspectors

WorkCover High consequence, low frequency incidents business survey

WorkCover commissioned Australian Survey Research (ASR) to obtain feedback from various persons conducting a business or undertakings (PCBUs) that underwent the high consequence, low frequency (HCLF) verification process. Feedback about the HCLF program was also obtained from WorkCover Inspectors involved in the program.

The program targeted various businesses […]

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Settled Migrants

DIAC Settlement outcomes

ASR completed the SONA study (Settlement outcomes of new arrivals) in 2010. The study involved a qualitative component followed by a large scale quantitative cross-sectional survey of humanitarian, family and skilled migrants who had been living in Australia from 12-60 months. This study was a first […]

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DIAC Family migration

In 2011 and 2012 ASR and Australian National University (ANU) developed the family migration survey directed at the partners of skilled, family and humanitarian primary applicants that had arrived in Australia within the previous 5 years. ANU was the lead contractor for (DIAC) on this project. The research […]

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