Social innovation

Report
27 February 2017

This report maps the breadth of the sharing economy across Melbourne – and contributes the first comprehensive listing of networks active and available to people in Melbourne.

Audio interview
22 February 2017

In this conversation, Julie Wagner discusses lessons for Sydney in its pursuit of a world-class innovation district, emphasising the importance of effective placemaking in creating vibrant new...

Conference paper
16 February 2017

This study investigates senior managers’ perceptions of innovation in the Australian Public Service, using content analysis of transcripts from senior manager presentations in Innovation Month...

Working paper
20 December 2016

This working paper aims to answer three questions: what is the social investment approach (and what is it not), how should it be applied and where would it be most productively applied?

Article
24 November 2016

Vanguard Laundry Services in Toowoomba, the most recent social enterprise brought to life by social entrepreneur Luke Terry, exemplifies what’s needed to benefit from social procurement...

Article
28 September 2016

Four organisations in the disability sector share how and why they responded to sector changes by launching an innovation strategy.

Report
1 June 2016

Over the next two decades the number of people in Australia aged over 75 will double. This report outlines the potential opportunities as Australia’s demographic landscape changes.

Article
31 May 2016

This article examines how the 'Burnie Works' community-wide collaboration is applying the collective impact framework to address low school retention and high youth unemployment.

Report
19 April 2016

This report provides a roadmap for successful innovation in humanitarian contexts, based on a year-long study of fifteen projects funded by the Humanitarian Innovation Fund (HIF).

JournalConference proceedings
11 December 2015

Issue 42, is a snapshot of the 'FECCA 2015 National Biennial Conference: Building a better future for all Australians', held in partnership with Ethnic Communities Council of NSW.