What is inclusive participatory design and how does RISE use it?
RISE isn’t just helping the Fijian and Indonesian communities it’s working with, but now the program’s outcomes can help similar Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) projects across the globe, through the 'Reflecting on Water and
RISE’s nature-based solutions welcomes visit from Foreign Minister Penny Wong
Earlier this month RISE welcomed Australia’s new Foreign Minister Penny Wong to see how the program is working with communities in Indonesia. Minister Wong’s visit signals the importance of Australia’s commitment to foster
Kim Borg wins Mollie Holman award
Congratulations to our own Dr Kim Borg who has won the prestigious Mollie Homan award for her research into how to discourage the use of avoidable single use plastic. In particular, the ubiquitous plastic bag.
New report stimulates a ‘green wave’ to a net zero future
Monash University is blazing a sustainable trail for a newly launched report as a world leading case study for institutions and organisations looking to implement a net zero transition strategy.
‘Use it Up’ campaign reduces food waste at home by 30%
Did you know that food waste contributes around 8-10% of global greenhouse gases? That’s not just the emissions from rotting material in the bin, that also includes emissions from wasted energy that’s gone into making the food.
Australians are finding it harder to belong
While Australians are identifying less with their country, prejudice is also dropping for some groups in society. These are two key findings of the The Inclusive Australia Social Inclusion Index 2021-22 released today.
The climate crisis, education and what we need to do to learn our way out of it
The climate crisis is the latest episode in the A Different Lens documentary series, and it exemplifies two big tasks for climate literacy.
Climate change impacts our health
Experts from MSDI and across the country explain how to minimise the impact that climate change has on our health. Hot weather and heat extremes caused by climate change harm human health. And poverty, ageing, and chronic illnesses increase our