Sarah Maddison

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12 Dec 2017

This research found civil society organisations are feeling pressured to take a more cautious approach to advocacy, in order to sustain and protect their other functions and services.


1 Dec 2017

This report argues that there is need for reforms to ensure that the current definition of charities, which recognises advocacy as a part of an organisation’s charitable purpose, be protected and advanced.

Journal article

1 Jan 2010

This article discusses the funding, focus and deficiencies of Indigenous education, predominantly in remote and rural Australia and focused on school retention. It also evaluates the lack of research on current activities and programs, and future program development and funding decisions.


24 Jul 2007

Whilst there has been considerable progress in the human rights of sexual and gender minorities in recent decades, this report by Sarah Maddison and Emma Partridge highlights the extent to which significant inequalities persist, particularly in respect of relationship recognition.


7 Mar 2007

The picture that emerges from this assessment is not positive. Whereas Australia was once a leader in the global struggle for gender equality, this report makes clear that in recent years Australia has resiled from this commitment and many of the achievements of an earlier...

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