How Change Happens also sheds light on why the relationships between such activists are often fraught. People bring their own worldviews to the question of change. Do we prefer conflict (‘speaking truth to power’) or cooperation (‘winning friends...
Australia’s Social Pulse measures changes over time in key social indicators across a range of domains. It also uses statistical analysis to investigate associations between outcomes and community, household, and individual characteristics to provide an in-depth understanding of the nation’s social pulse.
The Southgate Digital Equity Tool has been developed to assist policy makers and practitioners in making informed decisions about the way they engage consumers in services and programs in the digital era.
A discussion of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander incarceration rates and subsequent policy responses must acknowledge and understand the history of disadvantage that surrounds the issue.
This Topic Guide provides an overview of the development of social impact bonds, a mechanism for using private investment funds to finance social programs, together with links to reports and articles in the Policy Online archive.
This article discusses a university-community partnership that had broad goals to promote social, economic, educational and cultural links between the university and people living nearby who had limited contact with the university.
Homelessness and poverty are major challenges in South Australia with the state over-represented relative to other Australian states in the lowest income groups, it also has a high percentage of its population dependent upon statutory incomes
This report was a major policy project of the Chifley Research Centre and examines the threat to Australia’s future economic growth presented by growing inequality - and suggests new policies to respond.
The Australian economy has weathered the storm that followed the global financial crisis (GFC) better than most other OECD countries. The reasons for this are complex, although the fiscal stimulus measures introduced by the federal government in 2008 and 2009 boosted domestic consumption and...