As part of its Community Services Industry Planning work, VCOSS commissioned the Future Social Service Institute (FSSI) to write an evidence review on ten key areas of the community services sector.
This report presents actionable ways to grow social movements based on the practical experience of over forty people representing four social movements.
The paper provides an opportunity for currently funded Settlement Grant providers and other key stakeholders to provide views and ideas on the proposed changes to program settings prior to the next funding round.
The QPC has released this draft report for consultation on the inquiry into service delivery in remote and discrete Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Territorians are being encouraged to help shape the digital future of the Northern Territory by having their say on this government discussion paper.
The aim of the '50 Lives 50 Homes' project is to house and provide support to fifty of Perth’s most vulnerable homeless people. This research report constitutes the first of three reports for the evaluation of the project.
This report assesses whether there has been progress in community sector outcomes measurement in Western Australia.
This report argues that adopting a co-accountability approach to evaluation will ensure that both the government agency funding the program and the program provider delivering the program are held accountable for results.
The Kapasa is a tool for policy managers, advisors and analysts within government agencies to incorporate the needs, values, aspirations and experiences of Pacific peoples in the generic policy development process.
This report has been produced by Deloitte Access Economics and commissioned by Anglicare Victoria for the Home Stretch campaign. It is a study of the socio-economic costs and benefits of extending care exit from the age of 18 to the age of 21 in Victoria....
Despite the increasingly high profile of domestic and family violence (DFV) in Australian society, surprisingly little is known in the public domain about the ways women’s specialist services provide help to the victims/survivors. When it comes to Aboriginal women, high rates of violence have been...
The objective of this report, commissioned by Family and Relationship Services Australia (FRSA), was to begin a national conversation as to how investing in coordinated strategies to increase family-based prevention and early intervention services can be utilised in Australia to better address priority health and...
This report has been built upon many months of research and analysis into the not-for-profit sector in New Zealand.
Our aim is to provide everyone in New Zealand society with a deeper understanding and appreciation of the critical role this sector plays in our...
This case study explores HomeGround Real Estate, an innovative model of delivering affordable housing pioneered by HomeGround Services (now Launch Housing) in Victoria.
While most affordable housing initiatives focus on increasing stock of new social housing, HomeGround Real Estate represents an intervention in a...
This report forms part of an AHURI Inquiry into the funding and delivery of programs to reduce homelessness. It provides evidence from case studies of homelessness services into how services supporting those experiencing homelessness are funded, and how different forms and levels of funding impact...
In a healthy community, no-one would get stuck facing long-term disadvantage. We are all challenged by life’s ‘ups’ and ‘downs’, but for some people the ‘downs’ are much deeper and longer lasting. Early, intergenerational and locational disadvantages constrain opportunities and limit social mobility. This isn’t...