Issues

Issues

 Environment

Environment

From climate change and sustainability, biodiversity and our ecological footprint, to water and the Murray River, the environment is all about nature and the world we live in. READ MORE

 Science and Technology

Science and Technology

Modern societies are built on science and technology, and yet it is often taken for granted. The reality is that without science - humanity’s growing understanding of the natural world and technology and our ability to manipulate it- we would quite simply struggle to exist. READ MORE

 Vibrant Cities and Regions

Vibrant Cities and Regions

What makes a vibrant city or region? Is it energy? Cultural diversity? Sustainability? Creativity? Livability? Maybe it’s great design, good public transportation, or a strong sense of community? It is in fact all of those things…and more! READ MORE

 Health and Wellbeing

Health and Wellbeing

Health and wellbeing is so much more than illness and hospitals. We all want a good quality of life at every stage of our lives, and to live and grow in a safe environment, rich with opportunities. READ MORE

 Arts and Culture

Arts and Culture

A culture of creativity builds vibrant communities and stimulates economic growth. South Australia is renowned for its strong commitment to and innovation in the arts and s a leader in Australia in festivals of all kinds from the Clipsal and Come Out to the Fringe and the Adelaide Festival. READ MORE

 Governance

Governance

Governance is the way an organisation, including a state or a nation, is managed, including its powers, responsibilities and decision-making processes. Good governance is responsive to the present and future needs of society, and is representative of all of society in its decision-making. READ MORE

 Education and Early Childhood

Education and Early Childhood

Nelson Mandela once said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” As humans, we never stop learning. Early influences and experiences in the life of a child have enormous implications for their future lives and the lives of those around them. READ MORE

 Economy

Economy

Economy refers to the system or range of economic activity in a country, region, or community and takes into account its productivity, wealth and chances for the future. It includes the careful management of resources such as money, materials, workforce or even knowledge. READ MORE

 Social Innovation

Social Innovation

Social innovation refers to the ways communities and societies innovate to meet their social needs – from education, health, ageing and working conditions to community development. Around the world, there is a growing interest in social innovation and how to make good ideas a reality, in order to improve our lives. READ MORE

 Justice and Social Inclusion

Justice and Social Inclusion

A socially inclusive and just society is one in which all people feel valued, safe and have the opportunity to participate fully and fairly in the life of that society. READ MORE