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Here’s what needs to happen to get the NDIS back on track

Contributor, Thursday, 30th May 2019 -  Helen Dickinson, professor of public service research at the University of New South Wales, plots the road ahead for the new minister for the NDIS, in this article which first appeared

Dear baby boomers: Australian philanthropy needs your help

Krystian Seibert, Friday, 5th April 2019 -  We have an opportunity to improve our giving culture, writes Krystian Seibert who offers a picture of what philanthropy looks like in Australia, in this article first published in

India’s Grand Experiment in Corporate Social Responsibility is Heading for Trouble

Contributor, Wednesday, 13th March 2019 -  The CSR law implemented in India seems to be another utopian ideal hijacked by political interference, write Monika Kansal, Ameeta Jain, Mahesh Joshi and Pawan Kumar Taneja, in this

Older Women Have Their Say About the Challenges of Life in a City Like Melbourne

Contributor, Friday, 8th March 2019 -  Dr Harriet Radermacher and Susan Feldman, highlight some of the main findings from their newly-released research, Vital Conversations with Older Women Living in Greater Melbourne,

Introducing Gender Lens Investing. It’s More Than Pink-Washing

Contributor, Friday, 8th March 2019 -  There has always been a moral case for gender lens investing, but research is increasingly finding a business case, write Danielle Logue and Gillian McAllister, from the University

Is Social Housing Essential Infrastructure?

Contributor, Thursday, 7th February 2019 -  How we think about it does matter, write Kathleen Flanagan, Chris Martin, Julie Lawson and Keith Jacobs, in this article which was first published in The Conversation. We know that

Indigenous People With Disability Have a Double Disadvantage the NDIS Can’t Handle

Contributor, Wednesday, 10th October 2018 -  We need a longer term strategic approach focused on community development to overcome the sustained inequality that comes with being both Aboriginal and living with disability,…

Digitising Social Services Could Further Exclude People

Contributor, Friday, 5th October 2018 -  Digitising social services may bring advantages for some, but it will also further marginalise those who are already seriously disadvantaged, writes Siobhan O’Sullivan…

Young Australians’ Prospects Still Come Down to Where They Grow Up

Contributor, Monday, 17th September 2018 -  In order to equally access opportunities that improve life chances, young people in disadvantaged communities need to access the same opportunity structures as more advantaged…

Australia’s UN Report Card: Making Progress, But Could Do Better

John Thwaites, Thursday, 6th September 2018 -  To achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, we need to overcome the short-term focus that currently dominates our political landscape, writes Monash Sustainable Development

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Indigenous Employment Gap Widening and We Don’t Know How to Fix It

Contributor, Wednesday, 29th August 2018 -  Rigorous, well designed evaluation is important in informing future policy-making, and developing a stronger evidence base for strategies to close the remote employment gap,

Disabled Teens Suffering the Mental Health Effects of Bullying

Contributor, Tuesday, 14th August 2018 -  It is a sad reflection on our current school system that children and adolescents with a disability experience such poor treatment from their peers, writes Tania King and Anne Kavanagh
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