Social issues

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Social policy
Social problems
Social sciences
NARROWER TERMS
Report

States, corporations, individuals and machines

The balances of power between states and corporations, corporations and citizens, and the social contract between states and their citizens is in constant flux online. This paper explores proposed settlements on the balance of power and what they mean for the future of the web.
Report

Refugees rejuvenating and connecting communities

This report investigates a study of one refugee community, Hazara Afghans, and looks at the ways the Hazara contribute to and have become a part of the Port Adelaide Enfield area in Adelaide, South Australia.
Briefing paper

Respectful relationships education as part of a national approach to preventing gender-based violence

This policy brief provides guidance to education policy-makers and bureaucrats as well as other interested stakeholders on how to design, implement, coordinate and monitor evidence-based respectful relationships education.
Literature review

Respectful relationships education in schools: evidence paper

This evidence paper summarises the findings of the literature to guide future actions by education systems in their efforts to end violence against women.
Report

The next steps for aged care: forging a clear path after the Royal Commission

This report navigates through the differing views of the Commissioners to show how Australia can achieve a rights-based system that provides adequate care and support for all who need it.
Evaluation

Effective delivery methods and teaching strategies for child sexual abuse prevention: a rapid evidence check

This rapid evidence check presents the current state of child sexual abuse (CSA) prevention programs, reviewing their utility and effectiveness for CSA prevention education for children. It includes recommendations about the design and delivery of programs for pre-schoolers and children in the early primary school...
Report

Mental health and suicide prevention - interim report

This interim report includes an update on the Committee’s activities to date, and emerging themes identified through recent reports into Australia’s mental health system and engagement with the Productivity Commission, National Mental Health Commission and Department of Health.
Policy report

Enhancing work-life balance: a better system of Paid Parental Leave

This report discusses recommendations for Australia to move to a model of gender equality for child-rearing, to replace the current parental leave system.
Report

Christchurch Call community consultation: final report

In May 2019 New Zealand and France launched the Christchurch Call (the Call) to eliminate Terrorist and Violent Extremist Content (TVEC) online. This report summarises the contributions of this project.
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.