Through partnerships with academics and research institutes, Anglicare WA is engaged in high quality research to inform service delivery and contribute to policy solutions.  


Reports from research led or supported by Anglicare WA. 

Poverty and Mental Health: Reducing Systemic Harm to Improve Wellbeing

Joint Anglicare WA and WA Association for Mental Health paper which examines the link between mental health and poverty and proposes ways to achieve economic and social justice.

Read the Poverty and Mental Health report here.

Read the Poverty and Mental Health report here

2023 Rental Affordability Snapshot 

Annual report which shows how the WA rental market is changing and the implications for Western Australians living on low incomes.

    Read the 2023 Rent Affordability Snapshot here

    2023 Rental Affordability Snapshot: Essential Workers Report  

    A companion report to the Rental Affordability Snapshot, which tests if it is possible for essential workers to rent a home in the private market.

    Read the 2023 Rent Affordability Snapshot: Essential Workers Report here

    2023 Jobs Availability Snapshot

    Anglicare Australia report examining what the labour market is like for those who lack qualifications, experience, or other employment barriers.

    Read the 2023 Jobs Availability Snapshot here

    100 Families WA

    Findings from a multiple-agency collaborative action research project examining the the issues faced by people living in entrenched disadvantage.

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    Learn more about the 100 Families WA Project and Reports here

    Mental Health of Children Exposed to Domestic and Family Violence

    A UWA retrospective cohort study which uses police and health records to identify the mental health outcomes for children exposed to DFV in Western Australia. 

    Read the Mental Health of Children Exposed to Domestic and Family Violence study here

    Reducing Poverty and Improving Child Development in WA

    Joint Anglicare WA and Ngala paper which highlights the impact of poverty on child development and proposes policy and practice solutions.

    Read the full report and snapshot below:


    Current research projects and partnerships

    Young Women's Voices

    Young Women's Voices (YWV) aims to document young women’s experiences of the youth justice ecosystem across Australia. The project will use an innovative ‘sensemaker’ methodology, involving young women in co-designing the study and interpreting the results.  

    Learn more here.

    Life Course Centre 

    The Life Course Centre is a national research centre investigating the ways in which deep and persistent disadvantage endures within families and across generations. 

    Learn more here.

    Visit our Innovation page to learn about Anglicare WA service trials

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