This report evaluates the design and development of a prototype Peer Support Platform that aimed to address the information, linkages and capacity (ILC) building needs of people with low vision and blindness.
Persistent gaps in national data limit monitoring and reporting on dementia in Australia. This report discusses current dementia data gaps and identifies ways in which these gaps can be systematically and strategically addressed.
Roadmap to recovery: reporting on a research taskforce supporting Indigenous responses to COVID‐19 in Australia
This paper presents an overview of the Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander COVID‐19 Advisory Group's recommendations to the COVID-19 Roadmap to Recovery report.
COVID-19 presents new challenges to the existing governance objectives of USAID’s Indo-Pacific Strategy, especially as great power competitors, like China, use the pandemic as a vehicle to further exacerbate existing democratic backsliding, corruption and disinformation.
NHS Test and Trace (NHSTT) is England’s COVID-19 contact tracing programme. This report outlines how the programme works and analyses the key stages in the development of testing and contact tracing in England. Following this, it highlights some of the ongoing challenges faced by NHSTT...
COVID-19 is having an impact on all sectors of society across the world. But its impact does not fall equally: the virus is taking advantage of pre-existing inequalities. Plan International commissioned this research to look specifically at the impact of the current pandemic on girls...
This report adds to existing research and offers rich insights into the experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people, both by comparing the relative differences with non-Indigenous young people, as well as looking at their absolute results. Both ways of looking at the...
Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is preventable. The collective experience of communities and clinicians, in addition to over 25 years of research, means the knowledge and evidence base now exists to eliminate rheumatic heart disease in Australia. This strategy document brings together this experience, knowledge and...
This briefing paper outlines the key findings from the research paper entitled, 'Mental disorders in children known to child protection services during early childhood.' It also discusses the implications of this research for policy and practice.
The benefits of early childhood education continue to be debated in Aotearoa New Zealand. Although attendance is not compulsory, almost all New Zealand children attend an early learning education (ECE) service for a period of time before starting school or kura. Using data from the...