Past Projects

Crime and Justice by Social Media: Citizen engagements with justice online

The way our society engages in public debate on key social and political issues has been dramatically transformed by the participation enabled by social media technologies.

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Responding to revenge pornography: The scope, nature and impacts of Australian laws

This project investigates this rapidly emerging social harm from the perspectives of key stakeholders (such as legal services, police and support agencies) as well as the experiences of victims of image-based sexual violence.

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The wartime comfort women of Japanese-occupied New Guinea, 1942-1945 (DECRA)

The Japanese military occupied New Guinea between 1942 and 1945 and established military brothels there, but whether or not New Guinean women were sexually enslaved is unknown.

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Mapping of BiH diaspora in Australia

Hariz Halilovic worked on a project with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM). The project looked at developing methods for mapping Boznia and Herzegovina (BiH) diaspora within Australia.

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The Role of the Street to Home Program in Providing Pathways out of Homelessness for Adult Rough Sleepers

One of the headline goals in the Australian Government’s White paper 'The Road Home' is to offer supported accommodation to all rough sleepers who want it by 2020.

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Knowledge Sector Initiative

The project aims to develop Indonesia’s knowledge sector, specifically the capacity to develop and use knowledge to inform policy development.

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Stori Bilong ples: documenting PNG experiences of WWII

This project is commissioned by Deakin University as part of a larger project that they are running with funding from Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).

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Ending Violence Against Women (EVAW) program, Dili, Timor-Leste (Phase 1)

This project provides research advice and supports the consolidation of existing knowledge on violence against women and children in Timor-Leste.

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Bougainville Women’s Federation Public Service Research Report

This research project looking at women’s employment experiences, equity issues and opportunities to pursue leadership positions in the Bougainville public service.

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Culture and Change: a comparative study of women’s’ activism through coalitions in Papua New Guinea and Malaysia

This project was designed to consolidate the Developmental Leadership Program (DLP)'s existing research on coalitions and to extend DLP's reach in the Pacific.

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Evidence Review of Respectful Relationships Resources

To undertake a rapid review of the social marketing, social enterprise and digital innovation sectors.

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Evaluation of Taskforce Alexis – An integrated Police and Key Worker Response to Family Violence

The Family Violence component of Taskforce Alexis creates a multi-disciplinary unit including Victoria Police, an embedding specialist key worker, with family violence expert knowledge, situated within a targeted Victoria Police Family Violence Unit

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Evaluation of the Dignity and Debt Financial Difficulty and Getting Older initiative

An increasing proportion of the Older Person population are requiring specific supports to manage financial literacy

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Understanding and working with local sources of peace, security and justice in West Africa

This project is investigating the nature and scope of non-state actors’ contribution to security, peace and justice in Ghana and Liberia, and their interaction with state and international groups and institutions.

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BetterEvaluation

BetterEvaluation is an international collaboration which aims to improve evaluation through sharing and creating knowledge about how to appropriately choose and use evaluation methods and processes.

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Making a Difference for Children and Families

The Department of Human Services has partnered with RMIT to undertake a three year participatory, action-research project in Bridgewater, Tasmania.

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