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4 May – FREE 2016 History Festival event

2016 SA History Festival presentation by Professor Philip Payton John Verran and South Australia’s (and the World’s) First Labor Government 1910 was an historic moment in the history of the Labor movement in South Australia – and indeed the world – when a majority Labor Party government was elected for the very first time, with […]

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2016 Round Opens for Dunstan Foundation Len King Scholarship

2016 marks the 3rd Round of the Dunstan Foundation Len King Scholarship – a very generous program of support for commencing Law students interested in Social Justice issues. In conjunction with our partner organisations, The University of Adelaide and Flinders University, the Dunstan Foundation offers this opportunity for worthy candidates to pursue a career in law. […]

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August 6 – Save this date – 2015 Addressing Homelessness Conference

2015 Addressing Homelessness Conference Valuing the Homelessness Sector:  Humanity, Productivity and Building Futures Thursday August 6 2015 Adelaide Convention Centre Following notable success in 2014 the Dunstan Foundation’s Addressing Homelessness Conference will be held once again this year during National Homelessness Prevention Week. This unique event provides an invaluable opportunity to identify new directions or revise […]

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September 11 – Sustainable Migration for the Future: cost, benefit or somewhere in between

THE DUNSTAN FOUNDATION PROUDLY PRESENTS   Sustainable Migration for the Future: cost, benefit or somewhere in between? Thursday 11 September, 2014 9.00am – 5.30pm Adelaide Convention Centre, North Terrace General Admission – $95.00 Groups (+10)/Corporate subscriber – $70.00 DDF Subscriber/Concession – $30.00 Conference Program available here Bookings Essential               […]

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August 8 – Addressing Homelessness: Towards New Models for the 21st Century

THE DUNSTAN FOUNDATION PROUDLY PRESENTS   Addressing Homelessness:  Towards New Models for the 21st Century Friday 8 August, 2014 9.00am – 5.30pm Adelaide Convention Centre, North Terrace General Admission – $95.00 Groups (+10)/Corporate subscriber – $70.00 DDF Subscriber/Concession – $30.00 Draft Conference Program Bookings Essential at https://addressinghomelessness.eventbrite.com.au                   […]

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Proud recognition of our nation’s origins at the 2014 Dunstan Foundation Lowitja Oration

Professor Patrick Dodson has called on all Australians to get behind the recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Australian Constitution.  He delivered his message at the 2014 Dunstan Foundation Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration in Bonython Hall last night. Professor Dodson, a leading aboriginal activist on  reconciliation, was a co-chair of an Expert panel […]

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Poverty and inequality in Australia is rising says latest OECD Report

Poverty and inequality in Australia is rising. The latest OECD report shows that 14% of Australians are surviving on less than 50% of median income, while the OECD average is only 11%. The report also shows that Australia’s social spending as a proportion of GDP is lower at 19% than the OECD average of 22%, […]

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Dunstan Foundation Strategic Plan 2014-2016 available now

The Dunstan Foundation Strategic Plan for 2014-16 is now available. To find out more about the Foundation’s focus over the next 3 years visit:  http://www.dunstan.org.au/about/direction/

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2013 Annual Report – now available

The Dunstan Foundation 2013 Annual Report is now available online. To download a copy visit:  www.dunstan.org.au/resources/ 2013 was a year jam packed with great projects and new ventures – look back on the successful year that was. We look forward to another great year, working with you and our broader community,  in 2014.

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State of South Australia Forum Series – information available

Weren’t able to attend the State of South Australia Forum Series, or would like more information?  Visit the Dunstan Foundation website at www.dunstan.org.au/resources/ Sponsored by the Dunstan Foundation, the State of South Australia book series provides analysis and reflection on the major social, economic, cultural and political trends and policy challenges facing South Australia [read […]

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