The Northern Territory government has released their multicultural policy for 2020-25, which aims to drive more positive outcomes for the migrant and multicultural community in the Northern Territory.
The second report in this series examines the critical issue of how New Zealand’s strong national unity during lockdown will become increasingly tested as economic consequences are more and more acutely felt. In mapping out the paths to return to the ‘new normal’, how do...
This paper presents early findings from the case study, looking at the impacts on a local community, of an urban regeneration programme in Auckland, New Zealand.
Despite the restrictions and changes brought about by COVID-19, more than half of older Australians believe positives have emerged from the coronavirus outbreak, according to this report.
This report presents the findings of the twelfth Scanlon Foundation Mapping Social Cohesion national survey, conducted in July-August 2019.
Between October 2018 and January 2019, the University of Edinburgh hosted a series of discussions on kindness in policy. Drawing on these conversations, this report seeks to explore what we mean when we talk about kindness, and how the National Performance Framework could help build...
Some Australians report a growing sense that democracy is under threat. Around the world, voters seem increasingly dissatisfied with how democratic politics works for them. This paper discusses the current landscape and some of the relevant emerging trends.
Unease has been growing that something has changed for the worse in our culture. The change is perceptible but often defies precise description. This paper calls for a renewed understanding of culture as that which expresses a shared, common vision for our human and social...
This qualitative case study explored the influences on the capacity of internally displaced communities in Timor-Leste to recover from and adapt to living with risk in the aftermath of the civil and political conflict in 2006-07.
Artificial intelligence will drive future policy decision-making. Backed by complex machines studying complex social phenomena, government action will become even more impenetrable and inscrutable for the people most affected by a changing world. How can governance itself work with and for the governed, when innovation...