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Outcomes measurement in the Australian community sector: a national report card

This report presents a unique analysis of outcomes measurement across the entire Australian community sector, using results from the Outcomes Measurement in the Community Sector Survey.

Outcomes measurement in the community sector: are we headed in the right direction?

This report assesses whether there has been progress in community sector outcomes measurement in Western Australia.

A year in the life of Western Australia's social enterprises

Social enterprises continue to make significant impacts to the lives of many Australians. A recent study has shown there are an estimated 20,000 social enterprises operating in Australia, present in every industry (Barraket, Mason and Blain 2016). Although they are a growing presence in our...
Technical report

The future of outcomes measurement in the community sector in Western Australia

This report provides evidence of a high level of support for outcomes measurement on the part of community sector organisations in Western Australia, but also the challenges they face in measuring their impact. It also lists the key priorities of the community sector going forward...

The practice, prevalence and funding of outcomes measurement in the community sector: findings from the outcomes measurement in the Western Australian community sector survey

The aim of the research program is to increase understanding of the difference community programs make to the lives of Western Australians and what factors enhance the resilience and long-term financial viability of Western Australia’s emerging social enterprise sector.