Off the Charts // Law, Society & Culture

A picture tells a thousand words and Off the Charts is where you’ll find the charts and graphs that tell the most interesting stories. Across all the areas the Australia Institute covers, we give you the pictures that help you understand what is really going on in the world.

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Australian public universities are now spending millions on consultants

by Alexia Adhikari

Figures from Queensland and Victoria reveal that public universities spend over $200m on consultants, while students HECS/HELP debt soar.

April 2024

Federal funding for private schools

by Alexia Adhikari

In 2024, the Commonwealth Government will spend an estimated $29.1 billion on schools in Australia. More than half of this – $17.8 billion – will go to private schools.

February 2024

December 2023

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August 2023

The Intergenerational Report shows Australia’s population is ageing, but we need not panic

by David Richardson and Greg Jericho

Australia’s population is set to age, but that does not mean we need to go without – we just need to be honest about paying for it.

May 2023

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December 2022

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August 2022

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Off the Charts is curated by Greg Jericho, Chief Economist at the Australia Institute and the Centre for Future Work.

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