Social inclusion

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Social exclusion
Social integration
NARROWER TERMS


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...
Report

Game on: LGBT+ inclusion in Australian tennis

This study explored the lived experience of LGBT+ participation and engagement with tennis, and a set of recommendations (targeted initiatives) has been developed for Tennis Australia to promote and enact LGBT+ inclusion.
Journal article

Possibility and risk in encounter between people with and without intellectual disability

This article draws on risk literature, encounter literature, and examples from the authors’ previously published studies on encounter and work integrated social enterprises involving people with and without intellectual disability.
Report

Like minds, like mine: New Zealand

The Like Minds, Like Mine programme aims to increase social inclusion and reduce stigma and discrimination against people with experience of mental illness and distress. This report describes learnings from an evaluation of the Like Minds, Like Mine programme from 2018-2019. The key learnings relate...
Journal article

Creating opportunities for convivial encounters for people with intellectual disabilities: “It looks like an accident”

The study provides a blueprint for scaling up or creating interventions to create opportunities for convivial encounters, and opens lines of enquiry about staff competences needed and parameters for costing this type of intervention.
Literature review

Social inclusion in New Zealand

This rapid evidence review was commissioned in 2019 to summarise evidence about the process of building social inclusion in Aotearoa New Zealand. The review identifies evidence for six important ways to help make New Zealand more socially inclusive.
Report

Chronic homelessness in Melbourne: third-year outcomes of Journey to Social Inclusion Phase 2 study participants

This report presents the outcomes achieved by participants in the Journey to Social Inclusion (J2SI) Phase 2 research study over the 2016-2019 time period.
Report

Ending chronic homelessness in Melbourne: outcomes of the Journey to Social Inclusion Phase 2 study - snapshot

Journey to Social Inclusion (J2SI) Phase 2 successfully supported people to exit homelessness through rapid access to housing and supporting people to settle into and sustain their housing. This snapshot report highlights some of the key findings.
Report

A qualitative study of Sacred Heart Mission’s Journey to Social Inclusion (J2SI) Phase 2 Program: experiences and perspectives of J2SI study participants

This report presents the experiences of individuals involved in the qualitative component of a randomised controlled trial to evaluate the Journey to Social Inclusion (J2SI) Phase 2 program.
Journal article

Beyond policies and social washing: how social procurement unfolds in practice

An important feature of social procurement used to mitigate issues with social exclusion is employment requirements, which aim to create internships for unemployed marginalized people. Findings show that practitioners must handle the tension between old and new practices, and strike a balance between fulfilling formal...
Journal article

Community participation as identity and belonging: a case study of Arts Project Australia. “I am an artist”

This study aimed to describe the program logic and outcomes of a program that aimed to support community participation through increasing participants’ sense of identity and belonging to the Arts community.
Report

Game to play?

This pilot study, conducted with same-sex attracted and gender diverse young people (SSAGD) aged 17-21 in NSW was conducted in order to contribute to positively addressing the increased inclusion of SSAGD young people in sport and physical activities.
Report

The missing entrepreneurs 2019

This report contains two thematic policy chapters on the potential of digital entrepreneurship for making entrepreneurship more inclusive and increasing the scale-up potential of start-ups by entrepreneurs from disadvantaged groups. These thematic chapters discuss current policy issues and present the range of policy actions currently...
Conference paper

From rhetoric to actuality: researching “access” and “inclusion” in one Australian city

National legislation requires Australian cities to be accessible and inclusive. Focussing on Geelong in Victoria, this paper focuses on how best to theorise those with lived experiences of disability understand Geelong and considers how this city has met this challenge through its various plans.
Journal article

Improving outcomes for people with disability

This article summarises the current situation for people with disability, explore the three core drivers that we have identified could help deliver better outcomes, and explore in more depth why incorporating the voice of people with disability will enhance their experience of inclusion and wellbeing.
Report

Measuring social inclusion

The Inclusive Australia Social Inclusion Index provides a unique overview of social inclusion in Australia by covering a wider array of social inclusion issues in one index.
Literature review

Changing community attitudes toward greater inclusion of people with disabilities

This report summarises the results of a rapid review of recent (2011–2016) literature on community and employer attitudes toward inclusion of people with disabilities. It also reviews key social marketing campaigns that aimed to improve attitudes toward inclusion of people with disabilities
Report

The economic benefits of improving social inclusion

The Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) commissioned Deloitte Access Economics to quantify the economic dividend from improving social inclusion in Australia, in order to help shape its future policies and strategies for delivering on its Charter. This report outlines the findings.
Other text

People from refugee and asylum seeking backgrounds: an open access annotated bibliography (2nd edition)

This second edition of an 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 CALD migrant backgrounds. These resources are intended to be shared with...