Events

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2 April 2015
Father Tucker's Room, Brotherhood of St Laurence, 67 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy...

This study takes advantage of the current economic fluctuations to examine how the immigrant-native differences in job loss change under volatile economic conditions in the highly segmented Spanish labour market. Using detailed longitudinal data from a sample of working males aged 16-64 from the Spanish Labour Force Survey (SLFS) over the period 2005-2010, our study reveals three central findings. First, we find that during the Great Recession the likelihood of job loss is disproportionally higher among immigrants then natives.Read more

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9 April 2015
Father Tucker's Room, Brotherhood of St Laurence, 67 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy...

The presentation reflects on a recent research project on the experiences of economically disadvantaged families with young children and their take up of early childhood education and care (ECEC) services. The Brotherhood of St Laurence was a partner organisation on the project. It is now accepted that high quality ECEC can bring lasting benefits to children from disadvantaged contexts. However, a significant number of families with young children who are disadvantaged find it difficult to take up resources in the ECEC system.Read more

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14 April 2015 to 15 April 2015
Mercure Sydney

Ensuring quality evidence to support decision making
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How is your organisation balancing the need for quality evidence with political realities and lack of appropriate data?

The Strengthening Evaluation & Evidence-Based Policy Conference will provide you with a step-by-step guide on how to improve evidence-based policy making, whilst embedding evaluation into your policy cycle.Read more

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16 April 2015
Rydges Melbourne

Australian Government Social Media Best Practice Toolkit 2015 
Thursday, 16 April 2015,  Rydges Melbourne
$1295 plus gst or $995 plus gst before 14 March 2015
#agsm #govonline

A unique and innovative forum that brings together case studies from various public sector organisations that have been able to overcome challenges in their organisation and achieved real success in their social media strategyRead more

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17 April 2015
Crown Towers - River Room

CEDA welcomes the new Victorian Minister for Women the Hon. Fiona Richardson MP to provider her insights and perspective on the importance of leadership and culture in driving Australia's productivity. The Minister will be joined by two of Australia's most senior women leaders Kathryn Fagg and Michelle Dixon.

Improved female workforce participation will enhance Australia's productivity, competitiveness and GDP, but it takes strong leadership and cultural transformation to create an environment that values diversity and is empowered to innovate.Read more

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21 April 2015
Sofitel on Collins

Despite Australia’s rich and thriving economy, there are a significant number of individuals and communities in Australia who continue to experience disadvantage. Disadvantage has significant implications for our economy, and therefore all Australians. Read more

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22 April 2015 to 23 April 2015
CQ Functions

 

Delivering Value in Public Sector Procurement

22nd & 23rd April 2015 CQ Functions, Melbourne

Optimising procurement efficiencies through greater transparency & accountability

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22 April 2015
Dockside, Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney

The Breaking New Ground conference is aimed at organisational decision makers across Australia who are interested in sharing ideas from a wide variety of sectors including out-of-home care, child protection, early childhood, health, education, mental health and the social investment community.

The conference will focus on the development of Social Benefit Bonds and Social Investment, as a means to supporting innovative practice and harnessing new funding within Australia’s social services sector.Read more

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28 April 2015 to 30 April 2015
Radisson Blu Hotel

Fraud is becoming increasingly common in Australia and seems to be rising each year. According to Australian Securities and Investment Commission’s latest six-monthly enforcement report, the amount of white collar crime committed in financial services almost doubled in the second half of 2014.

Attend 2015’s 4th Annual Fraud Prevention & Detection Summit and hear from an array of fraud experts within the Australian government, energy and financial sectors.

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29 April 2015 to 30 April 2014
Hilton Darwin

Advancing Economic Development of Indigenous Land
Maximising land management practices for improved Indigenous community outcomes
29th & 30th April 2015, Hilton Darwin
www.indigenouslandmanagement.com

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