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Reports and Publications
TCP Family Violence Roundtable Event Report - Web Version
This report contains the overview and outputs of the TCP Family Violence Roundtable Event held in November of 2018. 170 participants from all sectors...
NAB Elevate Reconciliation Action Plan FY15-17 Results
This RAP report helps to drive a long term commitment to build relationships with Indigenous Australians.
Global Goals for Local Communities:Urban water advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals
This paper provides a framework to enable, empower and advance the urban water industry's contribution to society through connecting with the SDGs.
Building Consumer Trust. A Principles and Practice Guide.
This guide developed by Consumer Policy Research Centre showcases practices that build customer trust, benefiting customers and retailers alike.
Follow My Lead
This is a publication for any person who at some point may be listening to and responding to their friends, family members, colleagues, peers or to th...
What to Do When Someone Dies
This fact sheet provides a summary of what you can do to finalise a person's water account.
Moving Towards Better Practice May 2017. Implementing Family Violence Policies in the Victorian Water Sector .
ESC provides a guiding material on how a water business might meet the family violence requirements in the revised codes and policies.
Diversity & Inclusion Framework
South East Water is committed to ensuring our workforce represents the community we serve. We do this to improve our ability to innovate, enhance cus...
Tapping the Power of Diversity
The objective of this paper is to describe approaches to inclusion and diversity in the urban water sector.
Collaborative Ideas for Igniting the Indigenous Economy
This publication brings together prominent Indigenous leaders and combines them with some KPMG specialists to provide tangible recommendations focused...
Domestic and Family Violence Support Policy 2018
NAB will offer support to employees who are experiencing or impacted by domestic and family violence.
TCP Year in Review 2017
This report outlines the key activities completed and in-flight as part of TCP phase 1 strategy to ‘pilot and test' a platform for partnership.
Australian Digital Inclusion Dataset 2014-2018
The Australian Digital Inclusion Dataset 2014-2018, produced by Telstra
2018 Adult Financial Wellbeing Survey - Australia
ANZ report sets out insights from a survey measuring the financial wellbeing of Australian adults
Experiences of Energy Consumption for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Communities
This research shows the experiences and concerns of CALD energy consumers and businesses in NSW.
Restoring Financial Safety : collaborating on responses to economic abuse
This project report describes WEstjustice’s work and reflections on economic abuse, collaborating across sectors to better support women exiting abusi...
Safe & Savvy - Preventing the financial abuse of seniors
A guide to help older people avoid abuse, scams and fraud by Commonwealth Bank
Vulnerability & Hardship Customer 2014. Industry Guidelines
This document adopts a business approach to the prevention, early identification and provision of assistance to financial hardship and vulnerability.
Addressing Financial Abuse - ACT
A family violence community resource guide for the Australian Capital Territory, produced by Commonwealth Bank.
EARG Good Practice Family Violence Guide - Staff Training
A guide for industry or government on what to consider and what to ask when rolling out family violence training across their organisation.
Inequality in Australia. A Nation Divided
The ACOSS's report uses the latest available information to explain what is happening with income and wealth inequality in Australia.
Ideas for Companies to Make Things Better for People with Cognitive Disabilities - Easy English Summary Report
This is the Easy English version of the Improving Access and Support for Consumers with Cognitive Disabilities Report, it provides a list of ideas of ...
Australian Digital Inclusion Index 2018
Telstra's third Australian Digital Inclusion Index gives us an important multi-year overview of digital inclusion in Australia and it is encouraging t...
Addressing Financial Abuse - NSW
A domestic and family violence community resource guide for New South Wales, produced by Commonwealth Bank.
Platforms for Partnership: Emerging Good Practice to Systematically Engage Business as A Partner in Development
The Partnering Initiative's report focuses on the in-country multi-stakeholder platforms that can bring together sectors to create partnership.
ReCharge: Women’s Technology Safety, Legal Resources, Research & Training. National study findings 2015
DVRCV conducted the first Australian study into the use of technology by perpetrators in the context of domestic violence.
Consumers with Cognitive Disabilities - Five Tips for Improving Access and Support
This document offers guidance to retailers to make their processes and communications more helpful to consumers.
Speaking Out Program Brochure
This brochure summarises the Speaking Out Program, run by Women's Health East, benefits of using family violence experts with lived experience to ena...
Supported Decision Making. Good Practice Guide.
MW Commission's guidance sets out why supported decision making is an important concept and encourages to think about how best it can be provided.
Economic Security for Survivors of Domestic and Family Violence
Undertaken by Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand, this research makes a series of recommendations for policy and practice that better respond to econ...
FCRC Rank the Telco Report 2017
Victorian Financial Counsellors rank the financial hardship policies and practices of telecommunication providers.
Everybody Needs a Savings Buffer
FCA's paper emphasizes on people negotiating debt repayment arrangements. It expects that consumers would allocate funds to generate a savings pool.
Disability and Health Inequalities in Australia
This research shows that people with disabilities experience disadvantage and much poorer health outcomes than the general Australian population.
Good Practice Industry Guideline for Addressing the Financial Impacts of Family Violence - Version 1a, 4 April 2017
EARG provides guidance for industry or government which are developing policies to respond to customers who are experiencing financial detriment.
Reading and Literacy for All: Adult Literacy - Victorian Public Libraries in Action
This report outlines the ongoing role of public libraries in promoting and supporting reading and addressing low levels of literacy in Victoria.
Improving Access and Support for Consumers with Cognitive Disabilities - Print Friendly Version
This guide for retailers presents detailed, practical guidance for organisations, hardship/vulnerability teams and frontline staff to alter their pre-...
Australian Banking Association. Banking Code of Practice
Banking Code of Practice is one of the ways to contribute to the stability, strength and prosperity of Australia’s financial system and society.
TCP & AGL Roundtable - A Way Forward for the Hub
In September 2018 AGL Energy hosted a Roundtable to discuss the need for the One Stop One Story Hub. Members of the corporate community came together ...
Addressing Financial Abuse - Tasmania
A domestic and family violence community resource guide for Tasmania, produced by Commonwealth Bank.
Origin Stretch Reconciliation Action Plan July 2019 - June 2022
this Stretch RAP report shows Origin's commitment to participating in Australia’s reconciliation efforts.
Watercare Family Violence Brochure
Yarra Valley Water's Watercare program offers a brochure that communicates the support available to people impacted by family violence.
Thriving Communities Partnership - Charter Workshop Snapshot Report 2017
This report shows an overview about TCP's work and its value preposition as well as breakthrough projects identified by participants.
Family Violence Support Policy
The purpose of this policy is to outline South East Water’s commitment to supporting employees and customers who may be experiencing the effects of fa...
Addressing Financial Abuse - VIC
A family violence community resource guide for Victoria, produced by Commonwealth Bank.
Domestic and Family Violence Policy
The purpose of this policy is to describe the support that Sydney Water provides to employees who are affected by domestic or family violence.
2018 Financial Wellbeing - Older Australians
This report provides a summary of recent literature and qualitative research focusing on the financial wellbeing of older people and presents a deeper...
Royal Commission into Family Violence Summary and Recommendations
This report describes the primary priorities for reform and the principles that must underpin future strategies, policies and programs to deal with FV
The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP)
The UN Declaration provides a framework for countries with different histories and circumstances to help reduce levels of disadvantage and discrimina...
Ideas for Companies to Make Things Better for People with Cognitive Disabilities - Easy English Screen Reader Version
This is the Easy English Screen Reader version of the Improving Access and Support for Consumers with Cognitive Disabilities Report, it provides a lis...
Gender Equity Conversation Kit
WIRE's kit is designed to help you have conversations with a friend or family about gender equity.
MoneyMinded Impact Report – Family Violence
This impact report includes a detailed examination of the impact of MoneyMinded in a family violence context.
Safer Technology for Women.
WESNET designed a project to distribute smartphones with pre-paid credit through frontline agencies to women experiencing gender-based violence.
When is the Right Time to Talk About Money?
A research report by WIRE that builds on the Australian and international body of knowledge around women, family violence and financial well-being. ...
Kildonan Uniting Care. Reflect Reconciliation Plan 2014-2017
The RAP focuses on reconciliation by the creation of relationships, respect and opportunities with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Language and Violence Resource Kit
A resource kit for social and service responders about language and violence produced by Domestic Violence Service Management
Sydney Water Home Visit Case Study Presentation
This was the presentation Sydney Water presented at the Oz Water conference in May 2019 on their Home Visit Program.
Cycle of Violence
Financial Counselling Australia's Cycle of Violence article explains that leaving is a process and covers the reasons that women stay.
Addressing Financial Abuse - WA
A domestic and family violence community resource guide for Western Australia produced by Commonwealth Bank.
Measuring Australia’s Digital Divide.The Australian Digital Inclusion Index 2017
The Australian Digital Inclusion index provides the most comprehensive snapshot of digital inclusion in Australia from 2014 to 2017.
Addressing Financial Abuse - SA
A domestic and Aboriginal family violence community resource guide for South Australia, produced by Commonwealth Bank.
Domestic and Family Violence Assistance Fact Sheet for Community Workers
This is an information sheet for community workers about NAB's domestic and family violence assistance support and grant.
Transurban Hardship Report
A report on pilot project initiative of Transurban Customer & Communities Advocate.
Addressing Financial Abuse - QLD
A domestic and family violence community resource guide for Queensland, produced by Commonwealth Bank.
5 Preconditions of Effective Consumer Engagement
This report explores the concept of consumer engagement and reforms that will better support consumers in acquiring products suitable for their needs.
Vulnerability Round Table 2016
Business, government agencies and the community sector met in Melbourne for the first Vulnerability Roundtable to reduce vulnerability for communities
Disability Engagement eLearning
All of Scope's training is designed and presented by people living with disability. Your staff will hear real-life stories and engage with a range of ...
Sydney Water - Domestic and Family Violence Support Video
A video that clearly and simply explains the support that Sydney Water offer to customers and staff impacted by domestic and family violence
Financial Wellbeing - Autistic Individuals
This report explores the financial behaviours, attitudes and experiences for autistic people and their carers.
2018 MoneyMinded Impact Report – Older Australians
This report details the continuing impact of ANZ’s flagship adult financial education for older Australians
What you need to know
Sydney Water's guide to what you need to know about payment options, help with your bills, water saving tips, checking for leaks and stop blockages.
Community Perspectives on Social Inequality
This Report supported by ACOSS provides a very timely insight into how well people in our country understand the problem of inequality in Australia.
Women's Homelessness Prevention Project
A project by Justice Connect, keeping women and children in housing through legal representation and social work support.
What is Family Violence
Family violence can take many different forms, here are some examples.
Improving Access and Support for Consumers with Cognitive Disabilities - Screen Reader Version
This screen reader version of the report presents detailed, practical guidance for organisations, hardship/vulnerability teams and frontline staff to ...
Addressing Financial Abuse - NT
A domestic and family violence community resource guide for the Northern Territory, produced by Commonwealth Bank.
Sydney Water Home Visit Program Case Study Report
This is a case study report on Sydney Water's Home Visit Program.
Double Punishment Prison Debt Workshop
This Report shows the results of a workshop that focused on lived experience, problems and potential solutions to support financial well-being for peo...
Case Study: Customer Support
This case study reports results of a customer support program which focus on finding solutions to the debt spiral problem.
EnergyAustralia - Transgender Guidelines
These guidelines from EnergyAustralia provide examples of the types of support and behaviours that are imperative to ensuring transgender people can f...
Double Punishment. How People in Prison Pay Twice
This report is based on the experiences of financial counsellors and other experts in working with people in prison.
Family Violence Roundtable Event Report - Print Version
This report contains the overview and outputs of the TCP Family Violence Roundtable Event held in November of 2018. 170 participants from all sectors...
Yarra Valley Water. Reconciliation Action Plan 2017-2019
This Reconciliation Action Plan reflects a genuine and proactive commitment to reconciliation, which has been incorporated into the YVW works.
Economic Abuse Article
This article by Financial Counselling Australia describes some examples of economic abuse.
Measuring Australia's Digital Divide. The Australian Digital Inclusion Index 2018
This paper provides the most comprehensive picture of Australia’s online participation to date. It measures three vital dimensions of digital inclusio...
Choosing Family Violence and Gender Equity Training and Consultancy that Delivers Results
These guidelines are designed to help businesses get the right training provider to deliver training in family violence and gender equity. It has been...
Family Violence Roundtable Event Page
This page contains all of the information and outputs from the TCP Family Violence Roundtable Event Page.
Partnerships: Why They Matter. UN Sustainable Development Goals
This guidelines encourages everyone to come together governments, civil society, scientists, academia and the private sector to achieve the SDGs.
2017 MoneyMinded Impact Report – Disability Services
This report provides a summary of literature and qualitative research exploring the financial impacts of disability and the role of financial educatio...
2016 RAP Impact Measurement Report. Reconciliation Action Plans, Celebrating 10 Years of the RAP Program
This report presents the impact of Reconciliation Australia’s Reconciliation Action Plan program for the reporting period July 2015—June 2016.
Australian SDGs Summit Outcomes. On the Road to Implementation. Outcomes Report
The inaugural Australian SDGs Summit was Australia’s first high-level multi-stakeholder forum to advance national implementation of the SDGs.
Collective Trauma Events Guidelines
Australian Red Cross guidelines for supporting communities before, during and after collective trauma events.
Day at the Zoo 2016. A celebration of Cultural Diversity Week
This report reflects the results of an event that celebrated Cultural Diversity Week and to show a collaborative approach and engagement strategy.
Thriving Communities Partnership - Member Charter
The Charter is a set of principles and expectations that organisations will commit to when they join as members of the TCP.
Accessible Information Brochure 2018
Scope's accessible written information can help: • people with intellectual disability • people with English as a second language • older Australia...
City West Water Innovate RAP July 2017 - July 2019
This RAP outlines CWW’s vision for a society that celebrates and protects the ongoing cultural and spiritual connections of First Australians.
Supporting Vulnerable Customers Report. Smart Water Fund.
This research shaped effective and innovative strategies to address current and future challenges in relation to financial hardship and vulnerability.
Thriving Communities Partnership, Partner Workshop Report 2018
This report captures the key outcomes of the workshop and is intended to guide TCP 's future direction, strategy and prioritisation of initiatives.
Thriving Communities Partnership - Charter Workshop Report 2017
This reports show the results of conversations based on various questions to strengthen a mutual understanding of the principles behind the charter.
Energy Australia. Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan April 2019- March 2021
This report focuses on strengthening relationship and build positive long term connections with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Women and Pay Day Lending 2018
Good Shepherd Microfinance's Women and Payday Lending report follows on from research first completed in 2015 using data to the end of 2017.
Social and Economic Inclusion. An Important Issue for an Essential Service Provider
This report explores some of the macro trends shaping social and economic inclusion in Australia,including workforce transition and income inequality.
Poverty in Australia 2016.
ACOSS & SPRC presents a report that highlighted the number of people living below the poverty line and which groups were most at risk of poverty.
Sustainable Development Goals Progress Report: Global Goals for Local Communities
This WSAA report encourages collaboration between water utilities, governments, regulators and the community.
Womens financial wellbeing guide
A guide to help women build their financial independence, become financially secure, and enhance their financial wellbeing, produced by Commonwealth B...
Don’t Take Advantage of Disadvantage.
ACCS will help businesses to recognise when they are dealing with disadvantaged or vulnerable consumers through this compliance guide.
Poverty, Social Exclusion and Disadvantage in Australia.
The purpose of this report is to provide the most recent information around children living in disadvantaged circumstances in Australia.
Disability Awareness Face to Face Training Fact Sheet
This document is a fact sheet on disability awareness training offered by NGO Scope
Activating KPMG’s Climate Change Response. Our Climate Change Strategy Summary
The objective of this strategy is to increase understanding of climate change impacts on Australia’s economy, environment and society to encourage mea...
Dig Deeper 2016
This Dig Deeper report provides a detailed look into NAB’s Corporate Responsibility performance over the financial year 2015-2016.
About the Thriving Communities Partnership
The Thriving Communities Partnership (TCP) is a cross-sector collaboration aims to build more resilient community and stronger businesses.
Women and Money Website
WIRE's Women & Money website is a digital toolkit for professionals working in the finance sector, aiming to increase women’s financial well-being and...