What is ANDI?
The Australian National Development Index (ANDI) is a collaboration of 40 leading community organisations, church groups, businesses and universities who aim to introduce a holistic measure of progress – an index that reflects the views of Australians in an ongoing, participatory process. Informed by experts, but defined by Australians, ANDI will tell us in a snapshot, how we are doing as peoples, as communities and as a nation. Read more about ANDI »
ANDI Pilot: Australia’s Progress in the 21st Century
Two key ANDI partners - the Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA) and VicHealth - have provided $100,000 for a pilot project for the research and community engagement program that will underpin ANDI over the next 2 to 3 years. The project – Australia’s Progress in the 21st Century or AP21C for short - started earlier this year and should be completed in May 2013.
ANDI in the News: Prof Mike Salvaris talks to The Zone (The Age)
Adjunct Professor, Mike Salvaris talks to The Zone, in The Age, about the growing global movement seeking a better way to measure progress, and how community engagement is integral to defining the kind of society we want to live in.
Finding a better measures of progress is not simply a technical or statistical problem, but a democratic one, which inherently require the participation of citizens to share their views on what progress means to them. Read and watch the full story »