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The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) was established on 3 December 2012 as the independent national regulator of charities. One of the objects of the ACNC Act is to “maintain, protect and enhance public trust and confidence in Australian Not-for-profit sector”. This document presents...
Numeracy skills are a key driver of economic growth and yet, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS 2008) nearly eight million Australian adults lack the numeracy skills to cope with everyday life and work. The vocational education and training (VET) sector is one...
Australian governments through the Standing Committee on Chemicals have developed an industry tool that will provide guidance to small and large enterprises in Australia to start and grow chemicals and plastics businesses.
The Chemicals Business Checklist is the result of collaboration between industry and...
The study is based on four sources of data: (a) a survey of over 11,500 non-public sector organisations, (b) quantitative analysis of over 25,000 enterprise agreements, (c) qualitative analysis of 91 strategically selected agreements; and (d) 20 workplace case studies.
Key findings (indicative)...
The Australia Council longitudinal study of early career artists aimed to better understand the career development of artists and the impact of receiving an Australia Council grant.
The research explores these areas by measuring direct grant impacts, career perceptions and development, and time spent...
One of Australia’s greatest challenges is the elimination of the gap between the developmental outcomes of Indigenous and non-Indigenous children in the early years of life. This paper reviews existing research and presents strategies to improve early childhood development among Indigenous Australians.
Introduction : Even though a wide range of health services exist in most urban and regional centres, they are not necessarily accessible. Accessible health services are physically accessible, affordable, appropriate and acceptable (that is, culturally competent and non-discriminatory).
This paper draws on approximately...
This review primarily explores the links between housing quality and health outcomes, the mechanisms by which housing influences health outcomes, and a range of practices that can improve the condition of Indigenous housing.
This audit assessed the effectiveness of the Indigenous Land Corporation’s administration of the Land Acquisition Program.
Overall conclusion: Increasing Indigenous people’s access to land has been recognised by successive Australian Governments as an important mechanism to increase economic participation and to deliver social,...
Misconceptions about male sexual assault have a substantial impact on under-reporting. This resource sheet identifies research and data that dispel four of these misconceptions.
Abstract: In recent years there has been an increase in community awareness of male sexual assault. However, there are...