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Indigenous families and children: coordination and provision of services
This paper examines service provision, service coordination, Indigenous families and children in Communities for Children sites, identifies factors that facilitate or hinder service provision and outcomes, and considers sustainability issues.
National evaluation (2004-2008) of the Stronger Families and Communities Strategy 2004-2009
This report covers three of the Stronger Families and Communities Strategy initiatives - Communities for Children (CfC), Invest to Grow and Local Answers. It examines service provision, service coordination, Indigenous families and children in CfC sites, factors that facilitate or hinder service provision and outcomes...
Stronger families in Australia study: the impact of communities for children
This report presents the results of the evaluation of the short-run impacts of the Communities for Children (CfC) initiative on child, family and community outcomes. The study was based on a three-wave longitudinal study of 2,202 families living in 10 sites that had a CfC...
The travel companion: your guide to working with others for social outcomes
This guide is for everyone working towards the creation of positive social impact in Australia and who wants to know whether and how they might work with others to make a difference.
2021 Federal Budget: CSI budget response
The Centre for Social Impacts' response to the 2021 Federal Budget discusses how the key changes presented are likely to have an impact, both positive and negative, on different social issues around Australia.
Moving the conversation forward
This report provides a review of how the community services sector has been positioned by major governing bodies – such as the Productivity Commission, Royal Commissions and Senate Inquiries – to provide insight how the sector is being understood and approached by government(s). In particular...
Pulse of the for-purpose sector - final report: wave 1
This first report of a national research program has been released to explore the unprecedented events of 2019-2020 created by the bushfires and the global pandemic, and their associated challenges on Australia’s health, economic and social systems.
Amplify Insights: Housing affordability and homelessness
This report assembles the evidence from official statistics, academic research and other publicly available information about the lived experience of homelessness and housing affordability in Australia.
Money stories: financial resilience among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians
This report builds on previous work on financial resilience in Australia and represents the beginning of an exploration of the financial resilience of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Pulse of the for-purpose sector - final report: wave 2
Launched in May of 2020, the 'Pulse' initiative is an Australian first in measuring the attitudes and operating conditions of the for-purpose sector. This Wave 2 report reveals significant challenges remain for the 'for-purpose' sector, as nearly 80% of service providers report struggling to meet...