The Social Justice Research Centre was established in 1997 and has acquired a national reputation for applied social research for a diverse range of government and non-government partners.
Largely externally funded, the current projects include:
- an analysis of the needs of homeless young people;
- cross-sectoral planning for community development;
- treatment outcome indicators for young people in drug and alcohol services;
- wellness approaches in allied health;
- a biographical project on Patricia Giles;
- evaluations of early interventions for marginalised communities; and
- a number of projects examining Indigenous health and wellbeing.
The Social Justice Research Centre also hosts a weekly seminar series.