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Research at Good Shepherd

The research team specialises in the areas of gendered disadvantage, family and domestic violence, financial security (including unstable employment and the social safety net) and wellbeing, microfinance and women’s entrepreneurship. 

Our research supports our advocacy and strategy at Good Shepherd.

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Active research partnerships are maintained with University of Melbourne, Australian National University, Swinburne University, and Monash University, as well as industry and for-purpose agencies.

Our Service

Delivering both in-house and consultancy research services, the team has expertise in numerous methodologies including:

  • policy analysis
  • gender analysis
  • data trend analysis
  • qualitative research. 

To discuss your research needs email: 

Other Services


Training and Advisory

We support organisations with training and advisory options to increase capability to deliver better wellbeing outcomes and systems change.


Policy and Advocacy

We actively addresses the critical, contemporary issues facing women, girls and families. We work to advance equity and social justice, and to support our communities to thrive.