Institute for Culture and Society (WS)

Owning Institution
Western Sydney University

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Research report

20 Nov 2017

This report details how young people in Australia consume and interact with news and media and underscores the need for a national direction in addressing media-literacy skills in young people.


10 Jun 2017

Advancing knowledge and understanding of contemporary cultural employment and activity, this research focuses on artists and cultural practitioners, exploring how they work and survive.

Research report

3 Mar 2017

This report was commissioned to assist the City of Sydney in developing a greater knowledge of its cultural infrastructure through a process of classification and mapping of the City’s cultural venues. Its multi-layered database assists with the design of the most appropriate and effective policies...

Research report

3 Feb 2017

Australia is set to be the world’s most connected continent following the completion of the NBN rollout in 2020, according to new research released today.

Developed by Western Sydney University, this report provides an in-depth analysis into how advancements in technology and nationwide access...

Research report

1 Jun 2016

Sydney’s Chinatown is currently in transition. Asia-led globalisation in the past few decades has intensified flows of people, commodities and financial resources across the Asia-Pacific region, and this has brought significant challenges and opportunities to Chinatown. Given the major developments at the University of Technology...

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20 Sep 2017

This occasional paper sets out to develop an alternative engaged theory of religion and secularity.

Research report

24 Sep 2015

This report is an outcome of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Australia Council and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNSECO) Bangkok to promote cultural diversity in the Asia-Pacific, signed in 2012. The report aims to contribute to understanding and debate of...

Research report

24 Jul 2015

This document provides insights into current social procurement policy and practice within the public sector in Australia. It incorporates input drawn from interviews with representatives of three State Government departments, and also from resource materials previously produced by a range of interested parties.


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