Fault lines: an independent review into Australia’s response to COVID-19
This independent review report, evaluating the outcomes from the COVID-19 pandemic, suggests that initiatives to address the well-known fault lines throughout society remained at the periphery of the planning process, rather than being placed at its core. To be better prepared for the next health...
Woort Koorliny - Australian Indigenous Employment Index 2022: national report
The goal of the Indigenous Employment Index is to provide an evidence base for 'what works' in creating Indigenous employment parity in a sustainable and meaningful way. In creating the evidence base, the index seeks to quantify the numbers of Indigenous people employed by major...
Counting the cost to families: assessing childcare affordability in Australia
Despite government subsidies, childcare is still a significant cost for many families. This paper reviews available data on expenditure and affordability, and presents new analysis of household expenditure data to understand how much Australian families are spending on early childhood education and care, as a...
Backing black business: greater financial inclusion for Australia’s Indigenous business sector
This report outlines the factors that limit the ability of Indigenous businesses and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander entrepreneurs to access the financial products and services they need across the business lifecycle, with the objective of contributing to the ongoing discourse around supporting Indigenous businesses.