Report

Inquiry into homelessness in Victoria: final report

In this report, the Committee recommends a wide-ranging suite of measures aimed at achieving outcomes through an extensive effort towards early intervention to assist in the prevention of homelessness.
Report

Gambling participation and at-risk behaviour in problem gambling among Victorian adults

Gambling is a major public policy issue in Australia, affecting the health and wellbeing of many individuals and families in a range of ways. This paper aims to improve understanding of gambling participation and related problems among adults living in Victoria.
Report

Voluntary Assisted Dying Review Board: report of operations - July to December 2020

This is the fourth report from the independent Voluntary Assisted Dying Review Board.
Report

Report of the Inquiry into anti‑vilification protections

This report recommends that the Victorian government explore options to address online vilification, and makes some additional recommendations to improve Victoria’s anti-vilification laws.
Discussion paper

UNDRIP and enshrining Aboriginal rights

Informed by international examples, this paper explores methods by which the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) could be enshrined in Victoria's Treaty process.
Report

Royal Commission into Victoria's Mental Health System: final report

In this final report, the Royal Commission has set out an ambitious reform agenda to redesign Victoria’s mental health and wellbeing system. Achieving the vision will require a collaborative and collective effort, and shared responsibility across governments, service providers, community groups, advocates, people with lived...
Report

Making things in Australia again? Not in Victoria

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed how dependent Australia has become on selling basic minerals and agricultural commodities, and how reliant Australian consumers are on imported knowledge intensive goods. This paper examines the response to these revelations in Victoria.
Report

Decision time

This resource details a policy contribution relating to a number of matters that could enable Australia to better recognise and enliven the rights of people who need support with making decisions.
Report

Victorians’ experiences of sexism and sexual harassment while working remotely due to the coronavirus

For the majority of 2020, coronavirus-related lockdowns forced the the majority of Victorians who were able to work, to do so from home. This report argues that understanding what sexism and sexual harassment looked like in this context is a critical first step in enabling...
Evaluation

Law informed: the value of telephone legal information services to clients

This research assessed the value of Legal Help’s information/referral services to clients in the broader context of the Victorian legal assistance sector’s information and service provision. The service was evaluated on its reach to the community, accessibility to clients, appropriateness of services provided, client experience...