Concerned about government funding cuts to a broad range of services essential to supporting victims of domestic violence, this report recommends the Commonwealth Government restore funding cuts from legal services, housing and homelessness services and the Department of Social Services grants program, and guarantee funding under the National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness for at least four years.Read more
A Senate committee's told the Government to reverse its budget cuts to legal services because they are increasing the danger of domestic violence. The interim report was released on 19 March to pressure the Government as it prepares its next budget.Read more
The argument for culturally competent mental health practitioners and services is situated within a human rights framework which underpins the principles, standards and practice frameworks intended to facilitate/contribute to the capacity and empowerment of mental health practitioners and clients, families and communities.Read more
This paper proposes ways to keep Australia and New Zealand within the Pacific Islands Forum and at the same time meet the concerns of the Pacific island states about ‘charting their own course’.Read more
More than one-third of Australians (35.3%) went to a GP six or more times in 2012–13, and those who went most often tended to be older and less wealthy, were more likely to have several long-term health conditions and were more likely to see several different GPs.Read more
Examines survey respondents' beliefs about whether they felt they had been left behind by information and communication technology (ICT) developments, and whether they were worried about being left behind in the future.Read more
Despite Australia’s rich and thriving economy, there are a significant number of individuals and communities in Australia who continue to experience disadvantage. Disadvantage has significant implications for our economy, and therefore all Australians.
CEDA welcomes the new Victorian Minister for Women the Hon. Fiona Richardson MP to provider her insights and perspective on the importance of leadership and culture in driving Australia's productivity. The Minister will be joined by two of Australia's most senior women leaders Kathryn Fagg and...Read more