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Report
15 December 2016

Drawing on the more than fifty publications produced from the Committee for Perth-UWA partnership, this report reflects on how Perth’s economy, people and urban places have been transformed over...

Report
10 November 2016

Recommends projects and strategies to drive down the devastating rate of suicide in Indigenous communities.

Evaluation
4 December 2015

This evaluation of the Western Australian Government's Liveable Neighbourhoods Design Code shows that government policies and planning initiatives play a vital role in creating cities, towns and...

Report
29 May 2015

This study investigates the experiences of, and perceptions toward, couch surfing secondary students in the Yarra Ranges Shire.

Report
13 May 2011

This research examines the extent of elder abuse in Western Australia, synthesising qualitative and quantitative information from organisations working with elder abuse in order to provide a...

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Report
13 December 2016

This report provides the most comprehensive record to date of charities registered with Australia’s charities regulator, the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (ACNC), in 2015....

Report
1 December 2016

Australia’s Social Pulse measures changes over time in key social indicators across a range of domains. It also uses statistical analysis to investigate associations between outcomes and...

Report
24 August 2016

This report defines ‘financial resilience’ and reveals that two million Australians are experiencing a high level of financial stress or vulnerability.

Report
5 July 2016

This report focuses on the practice, prevalence and funding of outcomes measurement the community sector in Western Australia and discusses the implications of the Western Australia Government...

Report
30 April 2016

The opportunity exists to consider more transformative policy choices and reform directions that will yield the substantial productivity improvements Australia needs to be able to provide a...

Report
11 April 2016

Illustrates the complexity around how Indigenous young people are positioned in the mainstream economy when compared to non-Indigenous young people.

Report
4 April 2016

The findings of this report suggest that social entrepreneurs and managers devise a series of formal and informal strategies to obtain and sustain finance and support from various sources. 

Website
15 February 2016

Digital disadvantage coincides with other forms of social and economic disadvantage, so those that can potentially benefit most from being connected are at greater risk of being left behind.

Report
4 December 2015

In this first comprehensive report to include the financial information of Australian charities, this resource uses 2014 reporting data provided to the ACNC by over 37,000 charities.

Report
1 October 2015

This report extends previous Bankwest Foundation research and investigates the experiences of on-the-ground community organisations, government and philanthropic funders of community service...

Report
6 August 2015

Despite increasing interest in social enterprise, there is limited understanding about the factors that support the capacity for social enterprise to deliver social objectives. This report reviews...

Report
23 July 2015

Demonstrating that professional development really works for the Australian Not-for-Profit sector, this report presents seven key findings which show that developing NFP employees and volunteers...

Report
29 May 2015

This study investigates the experiences of, and perceptions toward, couch surfing secondary students in the Yarra Ranges Shire.

Article
19 March 2015

We need different solutions to help Australia's unemployed young people get on a pathway towards working or learning.

Report
17 February 2015

This is the first national Australian longitudinal study investigating the economic, personal and social costs of youth homelessness over time across a broad range of locations.

Video lecture/presentation
18 August 2014

David Gonski has championed social change throughout his career and in executive and non-executive leadership roles for decades.

Article
19 May 2014

Extending the age pension to 70 by 2035 has aroused anxiety for Australians not sure whether their skills, health and longevity in work can be assured at that age.

Report
17 April 2013

This report argues that thousands of low income Australians are one step closer to financial inclusion and less likely to borrow from fringe lenders after they’ve received a StepUP Loan.

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Report
15 February 2013

Examines the potential number of new dwellings that could be accommodated in medium and high density scenarios in existing and often underutilised areas along Perth’s Activity Corridors.

Report
31 May 2012

Delving deeper into key topics, such as the use of credit and the experiences of Indigenous consumers, this report updates the CSI's 2011 report on the lack access to appropriate and affordable...

Report
13 March 2012

This report summarises the results of a research evaluation of NAB’s Microenterprise Loan program which aims to address financial exclusion in Australia.

Article
27 February 2012

Will we know it when we see it? asks Peter Shergold.

I was lucky enough earlier this month to visit Canada as a guest of Human Resources and...

Article
5 January 2012

According to the Centre for Social Impact's Gina Anderson, 2012 looks to be a defining year for the not-for-profit, social enterprise and philanthropic sector.

Article
9 December 2011

The attempt to measure quality of life over time and between places is still in its infancy, writes Peter Shergold for the Centre for Social Impact.

It was in May 1968 that...

Report
28 September 2011

Based on almost 2,000 individual members of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, this study reveals that more than two-thirds of company directors are also currently holding not-for-...

Content Associated with University of Western Australia

Journal article
7 November 2016

A study carried out by researchers from the University of Western Australia has found significant detrimental effects to the vascular system from smoking cannabis, including early ageing.

Article
16 September 2016

What are the implications of repurposing existing residential infrastructure for short-term accommodation?

Briefing paper
31 August 2016

It analyses the relationship between transport, spatial form and economic growth in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth through the consolidation of information from recently published literature. 

Report
24 August 2016

This report defines ‘financial resilience’ and reveals that two million Australians are experiencing a high level of financial stress or vulnerability.

Video interview
14 August 2016

Australia’s ‘two strikes’ rule empowers shareholders to vote on a board spill if the compensation report of a public company receives 25% or more dissenting votes for two consecutive years.

Report
28 April 2016

Examines the cost of youth homelessness in Australia and outlines the economic and social benefits that could be gained by adopting tailored early intervention strategies and policies.

Article
28 April 2016

This article argues that the Australian government needs to adopt a more sophisticated approach to addressing social problems such as homelessness, by investing in early intervention programs and...

Report
16 December 2015

This project looked at the housing and homelessness journeys of refugees after entry to Australia and investigated the challenges faced by refugees in accessing long-term permanent housing. It...

Report
1 October 2015

This report extends previous Bankwest Foundation research and investigates the experiences of on-the-ground community organisations, government and philanthropic funders of community service...

Journal article
28 September 2015

This exploratory study investigated how staff at four private boys’ boarding schools in Perth, Western Australia, constructed meaning and understanding around the experience of studying away from...

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