'No data about us without us': community responses to the idea of a National Disability Data Asset
Data is increasingly used to direct services, secure funding and influence policy. However, for the disability community in Australia, access to high quality data is significantly lacking. This report captures the perspectives of 40 members of the disability community to the idea of a National...
Nurturing links across civil society: lessons from Australia’s for-purpose sector’s response to COVID-19
The impacts of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic have stretched far beyond the immediate public health concerns. Built on in-depth conversations with civil society leaders from across Australia, this report offers crucial insights into the for-purpose sectors ability to help people in need during crisis and...
Making policy together: reflections from the NSW Refugee Youth Policy Initiative
This report, prepared by Sydney Policy Lab researchers for Multicultural NSW, offers insights on how to better enable young refugees to directly influence the development of the public policies that shape their lives.
A real deal: a research action agenda for transforming Australia in and beyond the pandemic
Identifying five new benchmarks in order to build an economy and government that work for people and our planet, this report outlines a research and organising agenda for a genuine deal between the market, state, and civil society that works for people and the environment.
"I want to see my friends": the everyday experiences of autistic people and their families during COVID-19
Many autistic people felt worryingly unsupported during the COVID-19 pandemic. The first major investigation into the impact of the COVID-19 lockdowns on autistic people and their families, this report makes five key conclusions intended to influence ongoing policy responses.