Discussion paper

Something new under the sun

Rental properties are less likely to have solar PV installations than owner-occupied properties, resulting in higher electricity bills and greenhouse gas emissions. This paper suggests that government programs that coordinate and change the incentives faced by landlords, renters, property managers and solar installers can help...
Report

Report of the South Australian Commissioner for Aboriginal Engagement

This report outlines the activities of the South Australian Office for the Commissioner for Aboriginal Engagement, and highlights the ongoing exclusion and inequalities experienced by Aboriginal people in South Australia.
Conference paper

Migration motives and outcomes

This paper outlines some of the key findings of two complementary research projects both of which studied intra- migration within the Australian states of New South Wales and South Australia.
Report

Examining language and vocabulary used by people living with disability

This report provides a final summary and analysis of findings from commissioned research to deliver a series of focus groups with people living with disability. The purpose of the focus groups was to explore the use of language with respect to violence, neglect, abuse and...
Journal article

‘There’s a wall there—and that wall is higher from our side’: drawing on qualitative interviews to improve Indigenous Australians’ experiences of dental health services

The aim of this study is to obtain a greater understanding of people’s perceptions, experiences of oral health, and the barriers and enablers that prevent Indigenous Australians from seeking timely and preventive dental care, using qualitative methodology.
Evaluation

Unleashing the power of the collective in education

The SVA Bright Spots Schools Connection is a Collaborative Leadership Development Network (CLDN) launched in 2014 by Social Ventures Australia. A review of international literature, presented in this report, shows that in recent decades, collaboration has become a priority in schooling and education reform across...
Discussion paper

People and neighbourhoods: policy discussion paper

This discussion paper outlines and explores the proposed new Planning and Design Code policy framework that will best support the future development of the homes and neighbourhoods where South Australians will choose to live, work and play.
Report

Ombudsman's own initiative investigation in relation to issues surrounding the death in custody of Mr Wayne Fella Morrison

The Ombudsman conducted an ‘own initiative’ investigation of the Department for Correctional Services’ handling of various issues before and after the 2016 death of an Aboriginal prisoner, Mr Morrison.
Report

Institutional racism: audit of South Australia’s Local Health Networks

The consequences of institutional racism can have a serious effect and has been widely recognised as needing to be addressed. This report summarises the outcome of the Health Performance Council’s work in this area in South Australia.
Report

Institutional racism matrix audit of South Australia's ten Local Health Networks

The purpose of the report is to assess the levels of institutional racism that Aboriginal people are subject to in South Australia’s local health networks (LHN).