Since the late 1990s, the term 'commissioning' as a concept and practice has steadily gained ground. What can good commissioning look like in NSW? And what can government agencies, service providers and peak bodies do to bring this to life? These are the key questions...
Treasurer Scott Morrison claims Australia has a spending problem, not a revenue problem.
Uniting Vic.Tas (UVT) and the Centre for Social Impact have been collating data about the strategies UVT has put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19. This raft of protective strategies is designed to protect consumers and staff.
This paper explores the prevalence and presentation of client violence towards workers, considering any violent or aggressive behaviour from clients, direct associates of clients, and friends or family members of clients. It compares current research to official data reports, and considers why there might be...
The United Kingdom’s industrial strategy focuses on high-tech, advanced industries. This paper argues that if the government really wants to improve productivity and address regional divides in the UK, it needs to stop ignoring ‘everyday’ sectors like social care. These sectors not only employ large...
The purpose of this report is to provide key findings relevant to workplace bullying based on data obtained from all Australian states and territories in the year 2014/2015.
The authors conducted research in Lae for three weeks in April to explore the connections between women’s experiences of seeking support to address family and sexual violence (FSV) in their lives, and their children’s wellbeing and opportunities for education.
Facilitating adaptation: lessons learnt from engaging and supporting the primary health and community services sector in climate change adaptation
The Implementing Adaptation project produced an extensive review of relevant literature on the impacts of climate change on the primary health and community services sector. The review found that the impacts of climate change for primary health care and community welfare sectors will mainly be...