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Private sector support for the arts in Australia

Private sector support for the arts in Australia, highlights the essential role philanthropy and corporate sponsorship plays in the sustainability of the Australia’s creative sector.
Report

The state of the world's children 2017: children in a digital world

Examines the ways in which digital technology has already changed children’s lives and life chances – and explores what the future may hold.
Article

World Bank: let climate-threatened Pacific islanders migrate to Australia or NZ

Australia and New Zealand should allow open migration for citizens of Pacific nations threatened by climate change, to boost struggling island economies and prevent a later mass forced migration, a paper from the World Bank argues.
Discussion paper

Canada's private sponsorship of refugees program: potential lessons for Australia

In June 2017, senior staff of Settlement Services International (SSI) and Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA) were involved in meetings in Canada and Geneva to learn more the Canadian model of private sponsorship of refugees and its implications for Australia. SSI CEO Violet Roumeliotis and...
Annual Report

Speaking up in international discussions on refugee protection

How should we shape the Global Compact on Refugees and what does this mean for states, civil society, refugee and host communities and others? These questions were the focus of international discussions in Geneva in June 2017.
Conference paper

Report of 2017 Annual Tripartite Consultations on Resettlement

The vast unmet need for refugee resettlement from Africa and the opportunities for communities to engage in the sponsorship of refugees were two of the key themes discussed when representatives of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), governments and NGOs from resettlement states...
Report

Power to the people? Tackling the gender imbalance in combined authorities and local government

This report argues that political parties and institutions must seize the recent increase in voter turnout among young women to dramatically increase the numbers of women going into local politics in the United Kingdom.
Journal article

Creativity in regional Australian accounting firms

This study examines the challenges faced by regional accounting firms and the creative solutions they use to address them.
Guide

Kapasa: the Pacific policy analysis tool

The Kapasa is a tool for policy managers, advisors and analysts within government agencies to incorporate the needs, values, aspirations and experiences of Pacific peoples in the generic policy development process.
Journal article

The nature of public policy processes in the Pacific Islands

This article argues that public policy processes in Vanuatu, the Solomon Islands, Samoa have insufficiently addressed the context, problems and needs of societies to which policies have been directed.