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If the best form of welfare is a job: disrupting disadvantage through employment

Following the release of Disrupting disadvantage: setting the scene, CEDA is releasing a series of articles from leading thinkers in the field that explore different aspects of disadvantage in Australia. Anglicare WA Chief Executive Officer, Mark Glasson, explores ways we can improve employment outcomes to limit disadvantage.  Read more…

18/11/2019 | Mark Glasson | 0 Comments


Young Australians and disadvantage: disrupting the cycle

Following the release of Disrupting disadvantage: setting the scene, CEDA is releasing a series of articles from leading thinkers in the field that explore different aspects of disadvantage in Australia. The Smith Family Head of Research and Advocacy, Anne Hampshire, discusses new ways of approaching disadvantage among young Australians that could help break the intergenerational cycle. Read more…

13/11/2019 | Anne Hampshire | 0 Comments


Politicians are rapidly losing social licence to operate

The community expects high standards of behaviour and a focus on issues that matter to their everyday lives. It’s time for politicians to refocus and to step-up their game, says CEDA CEO, Melinda Cilento. Read more…

01/12/2018 | Melinda Cilento | 1 Comments


Are disadvantaged young Australians at risk of being excluded from future jobs?

Disadvantaged young Australians are at risk of being left behind in the future economy, writes The Smith Family CEO, Dr Lisa O'Brien. Read more…

25/06/2018 | Lisa O'Brien | 0 Comments


If the fair go goes, where does that take us?

Tim Gartrell reflects on CEDA's Community pulse survey and examines what the findings say about Australia's embedded notion of the fair go.  Read more…

25/06/2018 | The Hon. Tony Abbott MP and Tim Gartrell | 0 Comments