Better policies, better lives.
The Stretton Institute facilitates stronger links between government, industry and the University of Adelaide by bringing together policy researchers and experts to address key policy issues.
Our researchers are dedicated to connecting current and rigorous research to policy issues.
We drive a multi-disciplinary and multi-method policy research approach to address issues important to South Australia, Australia and globally.
The Stretton Institute is named in honour of one of Australia’s leading public intellectual and social-democratic thinkers
The Stretton Institute with financial support from the Japan Foundation Sydney office, and in collaboration with the JICA Ogata Sadako Institute for Peace and Development in Tokyo held a half-day online symposium on Foreign Aid Policy: Japan-Australia Cooperation in a COVID World on 15 July 2021. Summaries and recordings are now available.
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Four members of the Stretton Institute made presentations at the Adelaide Festival of Ideas in July 2021. Audio recordings of the presentations are now available.
The webinar Corruption, Conflict of Interest, and Whistleblowing in Public Administration, organized jointly by the International Anti-Corruption Academy, the Stretton Institute, and the Centre for the Study of Corruption at the University of Sussex, explores the types of corruption that exist in public administration and examines intervention strategies. It focuses on integrity breaches, conflict of interest and whistleblowing, and illustrates with corruption in a specific sector.
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