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Social wellbeing

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Report

Child wellbeing during the COVID pandemic: parental concerns

This report explores the varied impacts of COVID-19 on children of all ages below 18 years, and also delves into the experiences of families and the factors that parents say contributed to their children’s wellbeing.
Report

Australians’ well-being and resilience during COVID-19

This report presents the findings of a national survey of Australians 16 years and over, conducted in November 2020, to examine Australians’ well-being and resilience within the COVID-19 pandemic context, and the factors that promoted and hindered their well-being and resilience.
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Dalarinji - 'Your story': community roadmaps

This report sets out key findings from a project investigating the social, emotional and cultural wellbeing of Indigenous LGBTIQ+ people in New South Wales.
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Lifelong: perceptions of arts and culture among Baby Boomer middle Australians

This report brings together published and unpublished data on the attitudes and beliefs towards arts and culture held by ‘Baby Boomer middle Australians’. In presenting the findings of a third national focus group study on middle Australia, the aim is to ensure that Australia’s policy...
Report

Wellbeing outcomes in Australia as lockdowns ease and cases increase – August 2022

The aim of this paper is to examine the trends and determinants of wellbeing over the COVID-19 period, making use of the 12 waves of the COVID-19 'Impact Monitoring Survey' data and with a particular focus on the 12 months since August 2021.
Report

Principles for healthy urban development

In this paper, the authors discuss the principles for healthy urban development and its connections with health, wellbeing and equity. They also describe how good urban design can protect and promote health, and improve health, equity and disability outcomes.
Report

'Mental health shapes my life': COVID-19 and kids' wellbeing 2022

This report captures these experiences and provides recommendations for the meeting the mental health and wellbeing needs of children affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia. Each recommendation related to the priority areas of the National Mental Health and Wellbeing Pandemic Response Plan, as well...
Journal article

Launching a global movement for societal wellbeing

The Geneva Charter for Well-being, sets out the main principles of a wellbeing society and calls on health promotion to play a key role in promoting and supporting the wellbeing movement. This editorial explores the Charter's opportunities for public health at local and global levels...
Working paper

Relationships between the use of Indigenous languages and wellbeing indicators in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory, 2014–15

Using data from the 2014–15 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (NATSISS) and applying cross-sectional regressions, this study examines the link between the use of Indigenous languages and a range of wellbeing indicators for the New South Wales (NSW) and Australian Capital Territory...
Conference proceedings

Keynote papers: SOAC 2021 conference abstracts

SOAC 2021 and these conference keynote papers focused on urban and regional transitions in the COVID-recovery era to report and appraise the social, spatial, and economic consequences for equity, inclusion and justice.
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World happiness report 2022

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the World Happiness Report, which uses global survey data to report how people evaluate their own lives in more than 150 countries worldwide.
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“I have to ask to be included…”

This document reports on survey and focus group research conducted by Women’s Health Matters in 2021 and makes recommendations towards improving the health and wellbeing of women with disabilities in the ACT.
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Realising the potential of nature-based solutions for a transformative societal change

This document provides an overview of the current state of knowledge concerning nature-based solutions for enhancing social and environmental outcomes.
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Sustaining Aotearoa New Zealand as a cohesive society

This report discusses why social cohesion is critically important, outlines a framework for exploring social cohesion in New Zealand, and highlights the challenges posed by the internet and new media.
Survey

Youth survey report 2021

The Mission Australia Youth Survey is the largest annual survey of young people in Australia. This report contains an overview, a national summary, a summary of findings for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people and a summary of findings for each State and Territory.
Report

Report of the Inquiry into the human rights of women and girls in the Pacific

This report examines Australia’s important ongoing role in the Pacific, in the light of the recently announced 'Pacific Step-up'. In particular, it focuses on the role of civil society, the advancement of the human rights of women and girls, and the effectiveness of Australia’s overseas...
Working paper

International migration to New Zealand historical themes and trends

This document aims to identify common or recurring themes in New Zealand’s immigration policy and key turning points.
Working paper

The wider wellbeing effects of immigration

This report examines the effects that immigration has on the wellbeing of New Zealand society.
Report

A model of thriving: the many dimensions of wellbeing

This document explores ‘what does it mean to thrive?' for people with a lived experience of financial hardship.
Strategy

The national children’s mental health and wellbeing strategy

This strategy document uses four focus areas to outline the requirements for an effective system of care for children, and seeks to create a new, shared understanding of the roles of families, communities, services, and educators in promoting and supporting child mental health and wellbeing.