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Jo Barraket

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Swinburne University of Technology
Centre for Social Impact Swinburne

Professor Jo Barraket is a leading researcher in social enterprise and social innovation in Australia. Her work spans questions of public policy, organisational hybridity and social change. Jo is known for her work in mapping the social enterprise field in Australia and has been an international advisor to the OECD on the role of the social economy in social innovation.


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Research report

11 Sep 2017

This is the third release, of five research reports from Giving Australia 2016, with findings of interest to civil society, government, business, and philanthropists.

The Individual Giving and Volunteering report provides insights on volunteering, including trends, innovations and...

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Research report

01 Aug 2017

The ADII has been created 
to measure the level of digital inclusion across the Australian population and to monitor this level over time. Using data collected by Roy Morgan Research, the ADII has been developed through a collaborative partnership between RMIT University, Swinburne University of...

Research report

27 Apr 2017

Social enterprises continue to make significant impacts to the lives of many Australians. A recent study has shown there are an estimated 20,000 social enterprises operating in Australia, present in every industry (Barraket, Mason and Blain 2016). Although they are a growing presence in our...

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Research report

05 Apr 2017

While philanthropy is by no means the preserve of the wealthy, in an era when an increasingly disproportionate share of assets is accruing to the relative few (OECD 2011; Elliott 2015), wealthy individuals and families have become increasingly important. 

This report presents the findings...

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Research report

24 Aug 2016

In setting out the first findings of the Australian Digital Inclusion Index (ADII), this report provides our most comprehensive picture yet of Australians’ online participation. The ADII has been created to measure the level of digital inclusion across the Australian population, and to monitor...

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Research report

07 Jun 2016

Social enterprises are organisations that:

  • Are led by an economic, social, cultural, or environmental mission consistent with a public or community benefit;
  • Trade to fulfil their mission;
  • Derive a substantial portion of their income from trade; and
  • Reinvest
  • ...
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Research report

04 Apr 2016

This is the fourth publication from the Bankwest Foundation Social Impact Series and includes analysis of the first wave of data collection from the Social Enterprise Financial Resilience project. 

Significant interest in this project from social enterprises arose following the public...

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Book

17 Jan 2016

In recent years, the search for innovative, locally relevant and engaging public service has become the new philosophers’ stone. Social procurement represents one approach to maximising public spending and social value through the purchase of goods and services. It has gained increasing...

Research report

06 Aug 2015

This is the second publication from the Bankwest Foundation Social Impact Series and includes preliminary findings from the Supporting Development and Growth in the Community Sector in Western Australia research program. This report is the first output of the Social Enterprise...

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