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Most of the findings in this report are based on the 2017 Annual Market Survey, which saw 516 disability service providers share their experiences. The survey focuses on the 2016-17 financial year, and highlights the key concerns of the sector, as well as what’s needed...
Consistent with the aims of a WA government policy, residents in walkable (i.e., liveable) neighborhoods may be more physically active.
This article is a qualitative review of literature on ‘Cultural Ecosystem Services’ (CES) - The less tangible benefits obtained from ecosystems. It identifies key characteristics of CES, challenges to CES research, and lessons for the future of urban green space research.
The relationship between transport, economic and spatial development is known to occur in two main directions. Firstly, existing land use and economic developments drive demand for transport in terms of quantity, type, location and mode. Secondly, transport investments and other initiatives guide patterns and locations...
Objectives Many reports exist of the cardiovascular toxicity of smoked cannabis but none of arterial stiffness measures or vascular age (VA). In view of its diverse toxicology, the possibility that cannabis-exposed patients may be ageing more quickly requires investigation.
Design Cross-sectional and...
Infrastructure in our cities – let’s call it the hardware – remains much the same as ever, but the software – the way we use it – is transforming rapidly. One piece of that software, Airbnb, is dramatically reshaping the world’s cities. The digital platform...
This report defines resilience as a process that enables individuals to bounce back after adverse events and experiences, adapt to changing circumstances, and deal with environmental stress'. The report defines financial resilience as the ability to access and draw on internal capabilities and appropriate, acceptable...
This report extends our previous Bankwest Foundation research and investigates the experiences of on-the-ground community organisations, government and philanthropic funders of community service organisations, and community sector peak bodies with outcomes measurement in Western Australia.
This is the second publication from the Bankwest Foundation Social Impact Series and includes preliminary findings from the Supporting Development and Growth in the Community Sector in Western Australia research program. This report is the first output of the Social Enterprise Financial Resilience project, which...
The focus of the report is on maximising opportunities for Australia to strengthen relationships with the countries of Asia. It finds that leveraging language, research and cultural capabilities will provide the basis for deep, long-term engagement that will return social, economic and political benefits to...