The Education Engagement Partnership (EEP) is a partnership of over 20 agencies working to achieve sustainable, tangible outcomes for young people aged 10 – 19, who are currently disengaged or at risk of disengaging from education, training and employment, across the Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Stonnington and Port Phillip. The EEP has been in operation for over 3 years and has collected data from over 1000 young people shedding light on the complex nature of youth disengagement and offering possible directions for future intervention.
Research for policy and practice is often produced and used in the form of reports and papers that are created by organisations such as government departments and agencies, think tanks, NGOs and academic centres. Yet the role and value of this material is little understood and often overlooked. This public seminar will present findings from two innovative projects aiming to enhance the value of grey literature for policy and practice. The Grey Literature Strategies ARC Linkage project and the NLA's new Australian Government Web Archive.
Attracting large-scale institutional investment to grow Australia’s supply of affordable rental housing has been a long-term goal for Australia’s affordable housing industry.
However, the cost and availability of private finance remains a major obstacle. The key is to balance the most efficient form of risk allocation with the required public good outcomes, whilst attracting the lowest-cost funds and ensure these reach long-term landlords.