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Race to 80: our best shot at living with COVID

This report argues that once 80 per cent of the Australian population is vaccinated – and 95 per cent of the most vulnerable, including the over-70s – the nation can begin to ‘live with' COVID-19.

Closing the Gap: annual data compilation report July 2021

This is the first annual data compilation report to inform the reporting on progress under the National Agreement on Closing the Gap.
Position paper

Be smarter about managing the virus

Protecting the health of Australians must remain the nation's number one priority. This paper argues that a smarter, consistent and more predictable approach to restrictions would help reduce the economic and social costs of managing the COVID-19 pandemic.

Young voices of the pandemic: youth survey COVID-19 report 2020

This survey report brings to life reflections on the experience of living through the COVID-19 pandemic between April and August 2020, through the voices and perspectives of young people in Australia aged between 15 and 19.

Tackling COVID-19 over the long term

A weak and fragmented global response risks extending and worsening the COVID-19 pandemic. This report brings together recommendations from a series of roundtables and events attended by leading international scientists, former government ministers and senior officials from the UK civil service and leading international organisations.

Ethics in evaluation

This document outlines the ethical issues that should be considered in any evaluation and provides guidance on when an evaluation is likely to need a formal review by a Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC).
Working paper

Empowering the health workforce to make the most of the digital revolution

Digital technologies offer unique opportunities to strengthen health systems. This paper discusses how to engage and empower the health workforce to make the most of the digital revolution.

Review into disability advocacy in NSW

The NSW Ageing and Disability Commission (ADC) conducted a Review to better understand the purpose, functions and future funding needs of disability advocacy across NSW. This was a key provision in the Ageing and Disability Commissioner Act 2019 and was to be completed by 31st...

Science and health misinformation in the digital age

This report highlights three case studies of science communication and misinformation — climate change, vaccines and COVID-19. It concludes with recommendations for practitioners and government agencies to combat misinformation and its effects in science and health policy.

Building safe and respectful cultures in disability services for people with disability

This pilot project aimed to learn more about the culture of services for people with disability and identify some practical approaches that might be both useful now and relevant for future development.