Social issues

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Policy report

Halving food waste: Australia’s progress on SDG 12.3

This policy brief outlines Australia’s progress on SDG Target 12.3 — halving food waste by 2030. The Australian government set and committed to this target. With less than nine years remaining, urgent action is required to halve food waste by 2030.
Book

Perspectives on a global Green New Deal

In this book, the authors explore the key themes that will define the future of any equitable and just global green new deal.
Report

Moving into new housing designed for people with disability: evaluation of tenant outcomes - interim report

The preliminary findings presented in this interim report examine the tenant outcomes of people with disability moving into Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) funded apartments, with appropriate technology, support, design and location.
Literature review

Experiences of the family violence system in Aotearoa: an overview of research 2010 – early 2020

This document provides an overview of what is currently known about people’s and service providers’ experiences of the family violence system in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Article

Nudge and co-design: complementary or contradictory approaches?

Nudge and co-design are gaining popularity as innovative approaches to solving policy problems. An article in Policy Studies compares and contrasts these two approaches. It also reflects on the implications for policy effectiveness, political trust and government legitimacy.
Journal article

She’ll be right mate: Australian complacency and national responses to wicked social problems

This article explores inconsistencies between Australia’s idealised identity as a modern egalitarian society concerned with the welfare of all and the economic and social reality for a significant and growing number of citizens.
Report

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.
Report

Facing the risk

Thanks to a decade of rapid progress in the field of computer vision, facial recognition technology (FRT) has become a commercial product available to almost any government or business in the world. This report examines how operators and policymakers can craft an appropriate and tailored...
Journal article

A systems approach to food insecurity

This article argues that mapping a region’s food relief system and leveraging data on supply and demand can lead to insights on improvements to system efficacy.
Presentation

CPD’s Early Childhood Development Initiative - Evidence Pack 1: building the case for reform

The Centre for Policy Development's Early Childhood Development (ECD) Initiative is working with sector leaders, senior officials and experts to catalyse progress towards a better ECD system. This evidence pack has been adapted from materials prepared by the CPD team for the first two meetings...