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Report

Climate change and health in the regions

The workshop aimed to identify and better understand the likely climate risks (amongst other drivers), to improve our understanding of the factors that increase vulnerability for each of these communities (in relation to human health), and to begin to map out effective adaptation strategies and...
Discussion paper

A conversation about surrogacy in the Northern Territory: discussion paper

Surrogacy refers to an arrangement for a woman to become pregnant and give birth to a child for another couple or single person, with the intention of giving the child to the couple or person once the child is born. The Northern Territory government is...
Position paper

Policy priorities for the next Australian government: whole of government advisory structures

Australia's peak body for social services has released its election policy priorities for whole of government advisory structures.
Report

Engaging Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities in parliamentary inquiries

The overall aim of this work was to inform parliaments, and in particular parliamentary committees, of the strategies that could be developed to better engage CALD communities in the work of future parliamentary inquiries.
Report

Long-term plans: our audits of councils’ consultation documents

In 2018, councils were required – for the second time since the Local Government Act 2002 (the Act) was amended in 2014 – to produce consultation documents for their long-term plans. This report is based on audits of the 2018-28 consultation documents. It is a...
Report

Metropolitan citizen jury report

Two citizen juries - one metropolitan and one regional - of approximately 43 people each brought together a representative, random sample of Victorians to consider the question: What should we do to meet Victoria’s infrastructure needs? The two citizen juries were drawn from across the...
Report

Regional citizen jury report

Two citizen juries - one metropolitan and one regional - of approximately 43 people each brought together a representative, random sample of Victorians to consider the question: What should we do to meet Victoria’s infrastructure needs? The two citizen juries were drawn from across the...
Video

Infrastructure Victoria: Melbourne citizen jury

In 2016, Infrastructure Victoria is convening two citizen juries to get community input into the development of its 30-year infrastructure strategy. The Melbourne jury is considering infrastructure needs and options across Victoria.
Journal article

Listening for policy change: how the voices of disabled people shaped Australia’s National Disability Insurance Scheme

Voice has become an important yet ambivalent tool for the recognition of disability. The transformative potential of voice is dependent on a political commitment to listening to disabled people. To focus on listening redirects accountability for social change from disabled people to the ableist norms...