Social justice

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Report

Social justice stocktake: taking stock of our communities - national report

In late 2021, the Salvation Army did a nationwide Social Justice Stocktake to get to the heart of what people were seeing in their local communities. From there, they built a map of social justice priorities across Australia. Instead of just providing the findings, this...
Journal article

Disability justice and urban planning

This article is made up of a unique collection of short responses and reflections from an open call. The voices here go beyond discussing accessibility to recognise and delineate how deeply ableism is embedded in planning theory, research, education, and practice, and to engage with...
Report

London: a just transition city

This report, the result of a unique project between IPPR and London Citizens, sets out the results of an extensive listening campaign on the priorities for the next Mayor of London. It charts how action on the climate crisis could help the capital to ‘build...
Video

Revisiting the revolution: Whitlam and women

This video accompanies the Whitlam Legacy Paper "Revisiting the revolution: Whitlam and women", written by the late Susan Ryan AO.
Essay

Revisiting the revolution: Whitlam and women

This essay documents the remarkable achievements of trailblazing feminists involved in the Women’s Revolution of the ‘70s, alongside insights from emerging leaders from today’s feminist vanguard.
Report

Faster, further, fairer: putting people at the heart of tackling the climate and nature emergency

This interim report of the IPPR Environmental Justice Commission finds that to act with the ambition, and at the scale that the climate and nature emergency demands, requires a new approach. Central to the ethos of the commission is the recognition that there is an...
Report

The Australia we want: second report

The Community Council for Australia has been framing new policy platforms for the future of the Australian charities and not-for-profit sector over a period of years. The findings in this report describe progress against key indicators developed to reflect the core values of the Australia...
Journal article

Highway infrastructure: visions and challenges in the next decades

The challenges for smart highway implementation is waiting ahead. Issues related to technology acceptance, political will and policies, creativity and innovations, construction methods, ethics and changing in human values need to be discuss in depth.
Policy

Policy initiative: Justice for First Nations peoples

Addressing Australia’s unfinished business: treaties, healing, justice & truth The Greens will work with First Nations peoples to introduce measures that support self-determination and recognise sovereignty. This includes the establishment of a body to enable treaty making and a constitutionally enshrined Voice to Parliament. We...
Policy

Policy initiative: Tackling racism and far right extremism

Stopping hate speech. In the wake of the Christchurch massacre we must act to stem the rising tide of Islamophobia, anti-Semitism, racism and bigotry in Australia. White supremacy and the emerging neo-nazi movement are taking a foothold right around the world, emboldened and encouraged by...
Blog post

Accessing justice: police responses to domestic violence

This post presents the findings on the relationship between the women in the study and the police, including the reasons they did or did not seek police help.
Report

Inequality in Australia: a young person’s perspective

Understanding how issues affect young people starts with listening to them and hearing their perspectives. Many organisations and stakeholders try to work in the interests of young people without asking their views on the issues that affect them most. This report provides direct quotes from...
Conference paper

Restoring Yarra: an experiment in linking restorative and deliberative practices to address urban contestation and social inequality

Contestation resulting from (and further embedding) spatial and social injustice in cities is one of the most intractable issues facing theorists and practitioners in contemporary cities. Approaching contestation via retributive, procedural or distributive justice lenses alone have led to different urban solutions but also failed...
Journal article

Extending the social justice mindset: implications for scholarly communication

In 2016, the Collections Directorate of the MIT Libraries convened a Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice (DISJ) Task Force to explore ways to manifest DISJ values in our daily work.
Report

DWP Engagement Programme launch event: information sharing for better employment, health and social justice outcomes - findings report

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) Engagement Programme launch event was held at Five Ways House, Birmingham on the 27th March 2017. Delivered by the Centre of Excellence for Information Sharing (the Centre), the event marked the launch of a period of intensive engagement...
Report

Australia's social pulse

Building on existing Australian social statistics, Australia’s Social Pulse measures changes over time in key social indicators across a range of domains. It also uses statistical analysis to investigate associations between outcomes and community, household, and individual characteristics to provide an in-depth understanding of the...
Report

Immersed in the future: a roadmap of existing and emerging technology for career exploration

This roadmap highlights, in an accessible way, some existing and emerging digital technologies and their potential to create deeper and authentic learning opportunities in school and post-school education. Like all useful roadmaps, this report does two things. Firstly, it charts some broad directions in the...
Report

The Australia we want: first report

The Australia We Want is the first ever benchmark of how Australia and each State and Territory is performing against values and goals prioritised by leaders from across the charities sector. These values include: just, fair, safe, inclusive, equality of opportunity, united, authentic, creative, confident...
Briefing paper

Inequality and poverty in Australia: the case against the removal of the clean energy supplement

New research released by the Australia Institute today shows that government moves to cut unemployment benefits will put recipients at 32% below the poverty line. The research also highlights staggering inequality in Australia where the ten richest Australian families have the same wealth as the...
Report

Fairness for children: a league table of inequality in child well-being in rich countries

This report card presents an overview of inequalities in child well-being in 41 countries of the European Union (EU) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). It focuses on ‘bottom-end inequality’ – the gap between children at the bottom and those in the...