Community strengthening evidence review
Yi Sing Yao
The Department of Communities and Justice (NSW) commissioned the Centre for Social Impact to conduct this evidence review, which examines what community engagement or community development theories, practices and activities have been found to contribute to community wellbeing for vulnerable children, young people and families.
Social housing tenants’ lived experiences in Australia: an infrastructure of care?
This paper uses data collected from qualitative in-depth interviews with social housing providers and tenants in four Australian states, to highlight their experiences about the extent and ways in which an ethic of care is involved in life in social housing.
Equity and excellence in education: creating a system that is fair and inclusive for all
Education inequity is a problem in Australia. The authors of this paper argue that we need to re-think what counts as ‘success.’
Amplify Insights: Education inequity part two - levers of change
This report examines key drivers of inequity within Australia’s educational system and the impacts on students, and provides recommendations on what needs to be done both inside and outside the school gates to deliver a more equitable education system post-pandemic.
Service innovation deep dive: summary report
Acknowledging the significant impact of COVID-19 on community services, researchers sought to understand the ways in which organisations in the aged care, disability and emergency relief sectors had innovated during COVID-19.