Research and Evaluation

The program promotes learning and reflection across and between all partners to ensure that the program delivers on its development and public diplomacy outcomes.

We are committed to operational and programmatic excellence, through continuous improvement in our ability to systematically document, analyse and measure results and our commitment to share evidence and learning with program stakeholders and the Australian public that promotes better practice.

Research and Evaluations

Documenting Australian Volunteers' contribution to advancing gender equity
Contributions to gender equality research summary [2021] 155 KB

Evaluating the human rights impact area in Southern Africa
Human rights impact area research summary [2021] 154 KB

How did the Australian Volunteers Program responded to the COVID-19 Pandemic?
COVID-19 response research summary [2021] 142 KB

Is the Australian Volunteers Program good value for money?
Value for money research summary [2021] 135 KB

Journey towards inclusive economic growth in Indonesia
Inclusive economic growth impact area research summary [2021] 168 KB

Review of remote volunteering
Remote volunteering summary [2021] 166 KB

What do Australians think about international volunteering?
Perceptions of volunteering baseline research summary [2021] 116 KB

What's the long-term impact of volunteering on volunteers' lives?
A longitudinal study of Australian volunteers - phase 2 summary [2021] 139 KB

What's the long-term impact of volunteering on volunteers' lives?
A longitudinal study of Australian volunteers - phase 1 summary [2019] 97 KB

What's the long-term impact of volunteering on volunteers' lives?
A longitudinal study of Australian volunteers - phase 0 summary [2019] 148 KB

Approved Accompanying Dependents (AADs) on the Australian Volunteers Program
AADs study research summary [2020] 876 KB

How inclusive is the Australian Volunteers Program for LGBT+ persons?
LGBT+ persons research summary [2020] 124 KB

Review of our Indigenous Pathways framework
Indigenous Pathways framework summary [2020] 297 KB

A formative evaluation of the Australian Volunteers Program's thematic 'impact areas'
Impact Areas Formative research summary [2019] 151 KB

How can the Australian Volunteers Program strengthen its work towards gender equality outcomes?
Gender equality research summary [2019] 148 KB

How disability-inclusive is our program?
Disability and Inclusion research summary [2019] 126 KB

What do Australians think about international volunteering?
Perceptions of volunteering baseline research summary [2018] 133 KB