Community-based social services

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Report

Lines blurred: Chinese community organisations in Australia

This research paper examines Australia’s foreign interference debate and Beijing’s reach in supporting Chinese-Australian community organisations.
Strategy

Aboriginal customer engagement strategy 2021-2025

This strategy aims to support and meet the needs of Aboriginal people who interact with NSW Customer Service, and to create a culturally-safe environment to expand Aboriginal customer engagement.
Briefing paper

Funding opportunities for community groups

Members of Parliament regularly receive inquiries directly, or through their electorate offices, about funding opportunities for community groups. This guide is designed to assist MPs and their electorate office staff to respond to these requests.
Briefing paper

Community Services Outcomes Tree: an introduction

This resource explains the Community Services Outcomes Tree, which has been designed for the community sector.
Report

Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study: outcomes of children and young people in out-of-home care

This research report examines the factors that influence effective communication practices between caseworkers and children as reported by children and if that influences children’s socio-emotional functioning over time.
Briefing paper

Community first social care: care in places people call home

Additional funding for social care is important. The system has suffered significant cuts and cannot be improved without a funding deal. This briefing makes a contribution to the evidence and policy thinking on what should come alongside funding proposals. It outlines how combining funding reform...
Report

Older adults and animal companionship

From July to October 2020, researchers connected with CP beneficiaries and volunteers to explore their experiences, perceptions and practices. The aim of the exploratory study was to reflect on the significant value of animals in the lives of older adults, and the important role of...
Guide

Best practice guidelines: supporting the wellbeing of family violence workers during times of emergency and crisis

These guidelines draw on research by the Monash Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre, in partnership with Domestic Violence Victoria, that investigated the impact of COVID-19 on family violence, practitioner wellbeing and remote service delivery.
Discussion paper

The state of play in human service mapping services accessed by people with a disability

This paper was commissioned to better understand how service mapping can support decision-making related to human services but focussed on services accessed by people with disability.
Briefing paper

Adult social care and COVID-19 after the first wave: assessing the policy response in England

This briefing reviews national government policies on adult social care in England after the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, covering the period between June 2020 and March 2021.