Social inclusion

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Social exclusion
Social integration
NARROWER TERMS


Report

Foundations for belonging 2022

This research provides further evidence of the interdependencies between various social and civic participation measures and refugees’ overall experience of settlement and their sense of welcome and belonging.
Report

Changing community attitudes to improve inclusion of people with disability

This research paper outlines evidence found about interventions to change attitudes towards people with disability. The interventions were aimed at different levels where change may occur - people’s personal perceptions, their interactions with other people, their roles in organisations or the structures in their community...
Briefing paper

Recovery for all: investing in social, digital and financial inclusion

The authors of this paper argue that the COVID-19 recovery provides an opportunity to support social, financial and digital inclusion.
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...
Strategy

Inclusive Victoria: state disability plan 2022–2026

This strategy is the fourth state disability plan and sets out actions that will help the Victorian Government meet its United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities obligations in order to make things fairer for people with disability.
Report

“Inclusion is everyone’s responsibility”: thinking about what it might take

While this document does not attempt to provide all the answers to many of the questions that arose throughout the course of this project, it hopes to instil further confidence and inspiration in our neighbourhoods as stronger places of safeguarding and belonging.
Report

Social connection 101

For those that work or volunteer in health, the community sector, government, or any other organisation invested in peoples' health and wellbeing, this resource provides a good understanding of what social connection is, how it works, and some ways that it can be activated.
Guide

Disability action plan guide

Inclusion goes beyond physical accessibility and considers the attitudes, behaviours and systems in our workplaces and communities which may be discriminatory. It challenges us to listen and reflect on how we can improve. This guide has been developed to assist organisations to develop and implement...
Strategy

Australia’s disability strategy 2021–2031

This strategy document is Australia’s national disability policy framework. It sets out a plan for continuing to improve the lives of people with disability in Australia over the next ten years.
Report

Overview of results - Informing investment design: ILC research activity

Between June and November 2021, the Centre for Social Impact (CSI), Swinburne University of Technology, undertook this research project to assist the Department of Social Services (DSS) to build an evidence base for the Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) Program and inform the future...
Report

Attitudes matter

Community attitudes related to disability-based discrimination and social exclusion impact the health and wellbeing of people with disability. This report on the first national survey on attitudes toward people with disability in Australia includes responses from over 2000 participants.
Report

Study to identify methods to assess equity: report to the President

This report responds to the US Biden-Harris Administration's order 13985, outlining a whole-of-Government mandate to advance equity through a comprehensive approach to Government practices, including: management; policymaking (including through regulation and guidance); procurement, contracting, and budgeting; delivery of benefits and services; and data collection, reporting...
Report

Community attitudes to people living with disability: review of literature and best practice

This review of literature and best practice identifies commonly held attitudes within the general community, as well as more specific attitudes relating to employment, housing, health and community care and education
Briefing paper

Clearing a path to full inclusion of people with disability in emergency management policy and practice in Australia

This issues paper was prepared in response to the lived experience and literature presented at the Disability and Disaster Resilience forum, held in August 2020. It builds a picture of the roadblocks to safety and wellbeing for Australians with disability in emergency management.
Article

We need to invest in the careers of researchers and policy makers with disability

There has never been a more critical time in Australia to review, reflect and re-imagine how we collaborate with people with disability in research and policy spaces, according to this article.
Briefing paper

Strategies for promoting integration at the city region level

This briefing paper highlights how many city mayors in the United Kingdom are exploring innovative approaches to promote integration for migrant communities in their city regions.
Strategy

Community-rooted economic inclusion: a strategic action playbook

The guidance in this playbook is derived from a pilot initiative implemented in Indianapolis, Los Angeles and Philadelphia between fall 2019 and January 2021. The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), in collaboration with national and local funders, supported the implementation of community-rooted economic inclusion in...
Journal article

Work-life experiences of women in the construction industry: a case of women in Lagos Mainland, Nigeria

Despite calls for a more pluralistic and inclusive workforce, the construction industry remains male-dominated, thereby limiting its growth potentials. The study examined the effects of workload on family expectations intending to support initiatives on gender equality and equity that will improve working conditions in the...
Discussion paper

Promoting inclusion: issues paper

This issues paper invites the public to share their views about what an inclusive society looks like, the barriers to inclusion, how Australia can become a more inclusive society, and how inclusion might prevent violence.
Other text

People from refugee and asylum seeking backgrounds: an open access annotated bibliography (3rd edition)

The third edition of this open access, annotated bibliography has been curated by a collective of scholars who share an interest in the impacts of forced migration on people from refugee, asylum seeking and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) migrant backgrounds. These resources are intended...