University of Canberra
Community resilience, wellbeing and recovery: evaluating current knowledge of the role of community assets
This document reviews the state of current knowledge on the role of community assets in supporting community resilience, recovery and wellbeing, focusing on disaster recovery and resilience building processes. It forms part of the 'Community resilience, wellbeing and recovery project'.
Adult media literacy in Australia: attitudes, experiences and needs
The findings in this report demonstrate that if we accept that media is integral to all aspects of our lives, far more needs to be done to address the needs of groups who are the least confident about their media abilities and who have access...
The knowledge city index: a tale of 25 cities in Australia 2017
How will the changing nature of work and the transformation enabled by new technologies and the knowledge economy play out in Australia? To better understand these impacts on our cities and inform our policy and planning responses, this report builds a knowledge cities index (KCI)...
Grattan on Friday: Morrison opens housing affordability debate but can he control it?
Scott Morrison is a “once bitten, never shy” sort of guy. Having had a bad experience in the high profile debate over whether to change the GST, which ultimately came to nothing, the Treasurer this week launched into the hot topic of housing affordability. The...
Wellbeing, resilience and liveability in rural and regional Australia: the 2015 Regional Wellbeing Survey
Introduction Internationally, there is growing recognition that measuring societal progress should involve measuring wellbeing: identifying whether people are able to lead meaningful, happy and fulfilled lives is just as, if not more, important than understanding economic growth. Despite this recognition, there remains limited data tracking...