The institute’s work is centred on three major work streams: Democracy in a Religious World; The End of Human Rights?; and Strengthening Hope, Renewing Confidence. The aim is to provide a clear-eyed, evidence-based survey of the political and sociological landscape, and the opportunities and challenges for the years ahead.
Australia is an increasingly diverse but also increasingly secular country in a world which is becoming more religious. It is important to understand what this reality entails.Learn more
Human rights are too important for the wellbeing of a free society to be devalued by the use of some rights against the rights of others.Learn more
We need to reflect on the Australian story; to rediscover the sources of hope in our society, and the reasons for confidence in our ability to meet the challenges of the day.Learn more
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