Events

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31 October 2014
Victoria University of Wellington, Pipitea Campus, Old Government Buildings, GBLT3

Having shared similar social policy settings during much of the twentieth century, Australia and New Zealand experienced quite different processes of economic restructuring during the 1980s and 1990s. Australia's more consensual politics led to both a more progressive tax structure – maintaining a higher top marginal tax rate and successfully introducing a capital gains tax – while also extending a model of targeted social assistance.Read more

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4 November 2014 to 6 November 2014
Adelaide Convention Centre

FRSA invites you to come along to the 2014 National Conference "Wellbeing for Children, Families and Communities - Future policies, programs and practice," 4-6 November 2014.

Register now to join with over 500 delegates and hear from Australian and International speakers. The format of the Conference will feature a mix of keynotes and panel discussions as well as 60 concurrent session presentations. Be challenged whilst exploring the changing role of community service organisations in supporting the wellbeing of Children, Families and Communities into the future.Read more

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4 November 2014
Victoria University of Wellington, Pipitea Campus, Rutherford House, RHLT3

Governments throughout the world seem cursed to suffer periodic policy failures, yet understanding such failures is something of an enigma. Defining failure seems bedivilled by a host of methodological problems including differing interpretations, grey areas and 'failure for whom?'. Ascertaining the causes of failure seems equally challenging, given multiple potential causal factors, the 'bias' of hindsight, blame games and more.Read more

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5 November 2014

Presenters: Professor Kerry Arabena, Dr Catherine Chamberlain, Dr Kerry Proctor and Ms Robyne Latham

This Knowledge Circle webinar will focus on effective strategies to promote Australian Indigenous child health and wellbeing.Read more

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5 November 2014
Lecture Theatre 1 (RHLT1), Ground Floor, Rutherford House, Pipitea Campus, Victoria University, 23 Lambton Quay, Wellington

The VUW School of Government Chair in e-Government is very pleased to invite you to this seminar.Read more

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6 November 2014
TD121, Swinburne University, Hawthorn Campus

The Centre for Transformative Innovation, Swinburne University of Technology, is pleased to host this free seminar by Dr Daniel Tischer on social network analysis.Read more

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7 November 2014
The Portside Centre, 207 Kent Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000

Essential training for the case management agency, educator, practitioner, professional or supervisor” ~  brought to you by the CMSA,  Australia & New Zealand’s national registration & regulatory body for Certified Case Managers™Read more

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11 November 2014 to 12 November 2014
Rydges Melbourne

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Don’t miss your chance to hear from Australia’s top social sector representatives!

Time and time again we hear people speak of the need for transformative change across the social sector – but they rarely offer any answers on how to achieve this.

Tackling the big issues one-by-one, you will hear from institutions that have successfully initiated change and embedded new practices. Read more

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11 November 2014
Swinburne University Of Technology , Hawhthorn campus, Penang Conference Room (LB311)

Overview
A recent article in the Sydney Morning Herald caught my attention: “Key to the classroom… make it interesting”. “Really?” I thought. “After all these years of innovation and quality teaching frameworks, are we still trying to work out how to engage students?”Read more

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12 November 2014
AIFS Balluk Room

Professor The Honourable Nahum Mushin

AIFS Seminar/Webinar SeriesRead more