Don Perlgut


Surviving the coronavirus: lessons for Australian training and skills

This article draws two conclusions from Australia’s high degree of success in battling the coronavirus: the importance of government as a leader and the importance of community action.

What Australia’s not-for-profit community education providers need

The following article is based on a speech given by Don Perlgut at a Federal Vocational Education and Training (VET) Policy Forum in Melbourne on 16 July 2018.

The role of community education in Australian regional and rural economic development

Australian governments should increase investment in community education to address higher levels of disadvantage and unemployment in rural and regional Australia, according to this report.
Conference paper

Digital inclusion in the broadband world: challenges for Australia

This paper discusses the potentially looming 'digital participation gap' in Australia, if concerted efforts are not commenced soon to make certain that poor, remote and vulnerable communities in Australia are not actively included in the fast internet roll-out.