• Melbourne Social Equity Institute

    Organisation: Melbourne Social Equity Institute
    Organisation Type : Academia and Research
    Areas of Society Impacted:
    • Work and Employment
    • Health and Wellbeing
    • Participation and Democracy
    • Education and Skills
    • Culture and Arts
    • Finance and Economy
    • Neighbourhood Regeneration
    Areas of DSI:
    • Awareness Networks
    • Open Access
    • Funding Acceleration and Incubation

    At the Melbourne Social Equity Institute, we acknowledge an imperfect world. We realise that societies are sometimes beset by divisions of culture, economic status or creed. Chances of birth such as class, race, ability or gender often lead to marginalisation and disempowerment. We strive to identify the origins of disadvantage Read more [...]

  • Not the only one

    Organisation: University of Melbourne Networked Society Institute
    Organisation Type : Academia and Research
    Areas of Society Impacted: Health and Wellbeing
    Areas of DSI: Awareness Networks

    What is “Not The Only One”? “Not The Only One” is a website where Australian women who have experienced domestic violence can share their stories. Even though one in five Australian women is a victim/survivor of domestic violence, it is still not something that many women feel comfortable talking about Read more [...]

  • Clickability

    Organisation: Clickability
    Organisation Type : Social Enterprise
    Areas of Society Impacted:
    • Health and Wellbeing
    • Other
    Areas of DSI:
    • Awareness Networks
    • Collaborative Economy

    Clickability is an Australian disability service directory that features ratings and reviews from the people who actually use the services. Clickability is a platform for people to share their experience of different services.  

  • i-decide

    Organisation: University of Melbourne
    Areas of Society Impacted: Health and Wellbeing
    Areas of DSI: Awareness Networks

    Women’s Wellbeing Project Do you worry about whether your relationship is healthy? Do you sometimes wonder if you are safe? If you are a woman aged between 16 and 50 and you have experienced relationship issues over the last 6 months you are invited to take part in this project. BE Read more [...]

  • DSI Australia Project

    Areas of Society Impacted:
    • Work and Employment
    • Health and Wellbeing
    • Participation and Democracy
    • Education and Skills
    • Science
    • Culture and Arts
    • Finance and Economy
    • Energy and Environment
    • Neighbourhood Regeneration
    Areas of DSI:
    • Open Democracy
    • New Ways of Making
    • Awareness Networks
    • Collaborative Economy
    • Open Access
    • Funding Acceleration and Incubation

    Innovators or ‘changemakers’ are using digital tools like the internet or mobile phones to drive positive social change. Known as digital social innovation (DSI) this emerging phenomena is the focus of this PhD study. Mapping activities to see what DSI looks like in Australia follows on from a similar European Read more [...]