Organisation

University of New South Wales

Acronym:
UNSW
Report

From colour blind to race conscious

Addressing the issue and gaps of cultural diversity in the Australian philanthropic sector needs to go beyond providing a business case or incorporating diversity on boards. This report aims to summarise how cultural diversity is being addressed in the philanthropic sector.
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The Menindee Lakes Water Savings Project – an example of poor decision-making

This report finds that despite promises of significant water savings, the decision-making process for the Menindee Lakes project was poor practice and a poor example of effective governance. This profoundly affected the legitimacy and implementation of the project, particularly in relation to the local community...
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Exercising meaningful choice and control in the NDIS

This research aims to capture the voices of NDIS participants, and some plan nominees, explaining why they choose to use unregistered providers and the steps that they take to ensure the quality and safety of services for themselves and their workers.
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Australian experiences of poverty: risk precarity and uncertainty during COVID-19

This report analyses the benefits and drawbacks of the policy changes that were put in place to address COVID-19 impacts. The report draws on the perspectives of those services supporting people experiencing poverty to examine the escalation of needs and compounded difficulties for people in...
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Poverty in Australia 2022: a snapshot

This report provides a brief overview of levels of poverty - overall and among adults and children – following the recent release of Australian Bureau of Statistics data on household incomes in 2019-20. It examines trends in poverty since 1999, and through each quarter of...