Honouring the Legacy
The Don Dunstan Foundation is a charitable trust that works with its university partners the University of Adelaide and Flinders University to gain a deeper understanding of social justice issues and to share these understandings with the greater community to influence change.
Through its work and its partners the Foundation has the ability to reach a wide audience and strives to be a trusted voice for Australians who require advocacy and policy reform in order that they may live full lives.
Mental Health: Exploring Collaborative Community Reform in SAThe flagship research report for the Don Dunstan Foundation's Mental Health Project is now available. Produced in partnership with the Australian Centre for Community Services Research, Flinders University and The Mental Health Coalition of South Australia, "Mental Health: Exploring Collaborative Community Reform in SA" is packed with recommendations. Among them, greater attention to the voices of consumers and carers in community mental health reform.
Read the full report or the Executive Summary.
2016 Migration Update ConferenceThe 6th annual conference will be held in October this year. The 2015 Migration Update Conference focused on Population Policy: What is the role of migration? Integrating migration, demographic and economic policy. Learn more
2016 Addressing Homelessness Conference - "Home is where the heart is: Building Hope for Mental Health Recovery"This third annual Addressing Homelessness Conference will explore the impacts of mental illness in people who become homeless and the effect of being homeless on mental health. Learn more
Donating to the Foundation Our donors are a major part of the Dunstan Foundation realising its goals and aspirations in promoting visionary leadership and progressive thinking in our community. Learn more