Read our latest articles & reports for unprecedented insight into leadership in Australia, written by the team at Swinburne University.
Comprehensive analysis of how perceptions of leadership are changing in response to events, over time, and across sectors and institutions.
In 2020, COVID-19 created a strong focus on leadership, placing increasing pressure on leaders to make decisions for the public interest, particularly at federal and state government level.DOWNLOAD REPORT
In the space of eight short weeks, the threat posed by COVID-19 and the sudden absence of partisanship from the political landscape ushered in a focus on leadership for the greater good, the likes of which we have not seen for years. Australians were surveyed between March 17 and May ...DOWNLOAD REPORT
Overall, our 2019 annual report findings show a significant gap between public perceptions and expectations across all indicators of leadership for the greater good across government, public, private and not for profit sectors. Australian institutions are not living up to the expectations of the general public.DOWNLOAD REPORT
LATEST ARTICLES AND REPORTS
Get the latest research and insight into leadership in Australia. Written by the team at Swinburne University.
The public expects more ethical and responsible leadership, now more than ever. Scandals such as this capture the public’s attention and erode trust in leaders, as evidenced by global public opinion polls.READ MORE
Seen to be green? Research reveals how environmental performance shapes public perceptions of our leaders
Governments wanting to be seen as good leaders must have strong, well-implemented climate and environment policies. And when media coverage and public debate is heavily focused on these issues, governments cannot easily brush them aside.READ MORE
Is there any evidence to suggest people of different ages have different expectations concerning leadership? We answer this question with data collected from the Australian Leadership Index.READ MORE
Australian Leadership Index shows women’s perception of federal leaders took a steep dive from the end of 2020 to the first quarter of 2021.READ MORE
Australians believe small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have the potential to drive our recovery post-COVID-19, but a collective effort from government, business and consumers is needed to help them thrive.READ MORE
When the dust from the election finally settles, Republicans will be faced with the challenge of finding a replacement leader for Trump and the question of how to position their party more broadly. The temptation ...READ MORE
The year 2020 will be remembered as one of Australia’s most turbulent. The first months of the year saw many communities devastated by the bushfire crisis. With little respite, Australia soon faced the COVID-19 pandemic, ...READ MORE
In contrast to the government’s instrumental view of education, with its focus on producing “job-ready graduates”, the public now takes a wider view of education as a public good. Drawing on nationally representative surveys from ...READ MORE
Before the COVID-19 pandemic worsened in Australia in March, public perceptions of the federal and state governments were consistently poor. Political leaders were seen to be serving themselves and other vested interests, rather than the ...READ MORE
HOW TO GUIDES
How to guides designed to help you get the most out of the ALI data portal.
The Index Breakdown page presents information about overall perceptions of leadership for the greater good, expressed both as an ALI score and a percentage. It also shows statistics about the nine drivers of leadership for the greater good.
The ALI data portal comprises five tools that provide insight into the state of leadership for the greater good in Australia. The executive summary page is a high level snapshot of leadership in the government, public, private & not-for-profit sectors.
AUSTRALIAN LEADERSHIP INDEX MENTIONS
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COVID-19 and Inequities in Australian Education – Insights on Federalism, Autonomy, and Access
Eacott, S., MacDonald, K., Keddie, A., Blackmore, J., & Wilkinson, J. (2020). COVID-19 and inequities in Australian education – insights on federalism, autonomy, and access. International Studies in Educational Administration, 48(3), 6-13.