WESTIR Ltd is a not-for-profit community organisation, standing for Western Sydney Regional Information and Research Service. Since 1981, we have been committed to enhancing accessibility to social research and data for everyone in Greater Western Sydney (GWS) and beyond. We address current and potential issues by collecting, analysing, and interpreting information, making it readily available to the community. Our guiding principle is to ‘let the data run free.’
WESTIR has available current data and information about Greater Western Sydney, and beyond, for you to use.
This paper summarises the Socio-Economic Index for Areas in the Local Government Areas of Greater Sydney and Greater Western Sydney, utilising the 2021 Census data provided by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
Based on the 2021 Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Census, this paper analyses and presents the disability among people living in Greater Western Sydney (GWS). As the variable ‘Need for Assistance with Core Activities (ASSNP)’ is the only variable used by ABS to collect the data on disability, the phrase ‘Need for Assistance with Core Activities’ has been used throughout the paper to signify the disability status of people in GWS.
As part of the Australian Government’s election commitment for a stronger, more diverse and independent community sector, the Department of Social Services is exploring opportunities to better support Australian communities through the design and administration of grants to the sector, including more meaningful working partnerships and options for greater innovation.
The international education sector plays a vital role in Australia's economy, contributing $37.6 billion and supporting 240,000 jobs in 2019. The consistent growth in enrolments and commencements from 2012 to 2019 led to a boom in the sector.
We provide data expertise to organisations to build their data analysis skills, utilise a range of contemporary data visualisation approaches to support data interpretation, and deliver tailored data consultancy services.
Our research projects offer valuable assistance to services by uncovering essential data-driven insights.
Our service and program evaluation expertise serves as a vital resource for those aiming to maximise their impact.
By conducting client surveys, we gather valuable feedback that illuminates perspectives and preferences, aiding services in understanding their clients.
Our expertise in demographic and statistical data analysis provides a crucial advantage to others seeking actionable insights.
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