Ipsos Public Affairs

Welcome to Ipsos Public Affairs

Our Social Research Institute and Reputation Centre conduct strategic research with clients from government, public, corporate and not-for-profit sectors. We understand and manage issues, advance reputations, determine shifts in attitude and opinion, enhance communications and evaluate policy.

Our experienced researchers provide high quality research across a range of specialist areas.

Our approach

Ipsos Public Affairs comprises two key business areas: the Ipsos Social Research Institute (Ipsos SRI) and Corporate & Reputation. Our toolbox for conducting tailor-made solutions includes: large scale complex surveys, quick turnaround highly accurate polling and innovative qualitative research, as well as online panels and syndicated surveys.

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Our people

We are a team of methodological and sector experts based in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth with access to the resources of the global Ipsos Public Affairs organisation. More than anything, we enjoy what we do. We’re curious about the way society works, and appreciate how interesting and influential our job is.

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Specialist business areas

Our portfolio structure means our researchers offer specialist expertise and a passion for their particular areas of interest. This ensures that our research builds on existing knowledge, and places findings in context.

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The Issues Monitor

The Ipsos SRI Issues Monitor is an ongoing quantitative survey of Australians about national and state-based issues. National, Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australia reports are produced quarterly.

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We work with government and non-government clients to evaluate policies, initiatives and programs. We conduct elements of an evaluation, or carry out the evaluation from ‘end to end’, depending on the requirements of a project. We work with clients and program delivery staff in independent or participatory models of evaluation depending on the objectives of the evaluation.

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Life in Australia

What makes somewhere a good place to live? In November 2016 we asked 10,000 Australians to select the five attributes (from a list of 16) that they believe make somewhere a good place to live. We also asked them to rate how well their state and local area performed on all items. If you would […]

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Ipsos Social Research Institute

Ipsos SRI assists public and non-government clients to design, implement and evaluate evidence-based behaviour change interventions. Our expertise spans a broad range of health and social behaviour change issues, including healthy lifestyles, indigenous health, road safety and environmental behaviours.

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Ipsos Food Health Report

The annual Ipsos Food Health Report was developed to build a picture of what Australian consumers eat in relation to how they view health and wellbeing. It aims to build a picture of the consumer mindset in each socio-economic segment of attitudes to food and health, and also reveal the food choices people actively make and those they avoid.

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Research Participant Information

  Monash University – Institute for Safety, Compensation and Recovery Research (ISCRR) Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) Study

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Understanding Society Newsletters

Ipsos Public Affairs releases the  Understanding Society newsletter on a quarterly basis.  It includes highlights from our Issues Monitor, Global @dvisor and Mind and Mood Research, think pieces on social research techniques and information about upcoming events.  To subscribe to the newsletter, please e-mail julia.knapp@ipsos.com. April 2013 Issues Monitor: Top Issues Facing the Nation – March 2013 September 14: Will it be ‘Don’t Know […]

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