Mindful Futures

  • Australia21: Board face-to-face meeting November 2017
    Face to face with Australia21: pot stirring and rich pictures
    Posted: December 20, 2017

    The final Australia21 Board meeting of 2017 was a rare opportunity to meet face-to-face. The time together sowed the seeds for new approaches and themes, while revealing fresh sources of energy and providing a strong foundation for the work to come in 2018.

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  • Australia21 - A teacher assists children at Cowandilla Primary School
    This Christmas, help shape a better future for all Australians
    Posted: December 11, 2017

    Help Australia21 improve public policy decision-making through high quality, evidence-based research to ensure a fair, sustainable and inclusive future.

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  • Muddling through or moving forward? From Education to Ebola, mindful cooperation unlocks social strength
    Posted: November 17, 2017

    The Science of Mindful Cooperation: The Mindful Futures Network is joined by Organisational Psychologist Dr Paul Atkins, a member of the international design team implementing PROSOCIAL, an evidence-based approach for improving the efficacy of groups that are trying to work together to achieve common goals.

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  • Australia21 - head sketch
    The mindfulness ‘image problem’: measuring effectiveness
    Posted: October 13, 2017

    Mindfulness research can suffer from poor methodology, with subjective evaluation. The Mindful Futures Network is helping to map the best tests and measures of effectiveness in Australia.

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  • Australia21 - female executive reading document
    We REAP what we sow: How can we expect good outcomes if we don’t build the right skills?
    Posted: September 15, 2017

    Ministers, Agency Heads and CEOs need their executives to REAP more sustainable solutions to deal with the major issues confronting citizens, communities and employees: Respond, Engage, Attend and Produce. That’s the advice of Australia21 Director Peter Yuile, who draws on his long experience and deep understanding of government and the Australian public service to provide insight to senior executives.

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  • Government
    Posted: August 8, 2017

    Mindfulness The Science of Cooperation PROSOCIAL draws upon the sciences of mindfulness-based behaviour change, to develop social practices that work for sustainable cooperation. PROSOCIAL works at three levels to help […]

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  • Community
    Posted: August 8, 2017

    Mindfulness Moving Beyond Trauma Quest For Life aims to provide education to people suffering trauma on how they can reclaim their lives and actively contribute to their healing through meditation, […]

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  • Education
    Posted: August 8, 2017

    Mindfulness Development and validation of an Observed Mindfulness Measure This project aims to explore the development of a new measure for observed mindfulness (as reported by a third party), which, […]

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