Social policy

Research report

20 Apr 2017
The key to the affordable housing industry’s future is that governments, in consultation with affordable housing...

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Article

20 Mar 2017
In Australia, most common strategies for countering “us and them” sentiments consist of public statements defending “...
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Policy

28 Feb 2017
Preamble As society becomes increasingly diverse and complex, communities around the globe are exploring new ways to...

Submission

27 Feb 2017
ACOSS' submission to the Federal Budget process, outlining their priority recommendations for the 2017-18 Federal...
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Journal article

04 Jan 2017
The aim of this paper is to analyses residential solar PV feed-in tariffs (FiT) policy history to inform the...
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Working paper

20 Dec 2016
This working paper aims to answer three questions: what is the social investment approach (and what is it not), how...
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Research report

Report

20 Dec 2016
Undertaking experiments in public policy is like any other innovation – it requires a mix of disruption, a committed...

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Report

01 Dec 2016
Building on existing Australian social statistics, Australia’s Social Pulse measures changes over time in key social...
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Report

22 Nov 2016
This report presents the findings of the ninth Scanlon Foundation Mapping Social Cohesion Survey conducted in 2016. It...
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Research report

Report

27 Oct 2016
The Australia We Want is the first ever benchmark of how Australia and each State and Territory is performing against...

Discussion paper

27 Oct 2016
Effective social policy and service delivery requires a learning system. Imagine if…New Zealand had an effective...
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Guide

05 Oct 2016
This Topic Guide provides an overview of the development of social impact bonds, a mechanism for using private...
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Commentary

Article

04 Oct 2016
The concept has spread like wildfire but the results, here and overseas, are mixed, reports Mike Steketee NSW PREMIER...
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Commentary

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04 Oct 2016
THE “problem” of population ageing has been a staple of political pontification for decades. In fact, the main points...
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Commentary

Article

01 Aug 2016
The Australian government is embarking on welfare reform to try and wean people off long term benefit reliance. Social...
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Discussion paper

11 Jul 2016
We are faced with a new kind of fundamentalism – call it ‘minority fundamentalism.’ It has all the features of...
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Discussion paper

20 Jun 2016
With experience as a prison doctor and psychiatrist, Theodore Dalrymple decries the impact of the welfare state and a...

Journal

Journal articles

03 Jun 2016
Included in this edition is the outcome document of the FECCA-National Ageing Research Institute National Roundtable,...
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