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A successful approach to building inclusive communities revealed

According to Urbis Director of Economic and Social Advisory Alison Wallace, who was responsible for the three-year evaluation of Ability Links, “The program model is a winner... In 25 years of evaluating government initiatives, I have rarely come across a program that has achieved so much in such a short space of time."‚Äč

The program has been particularly successful in Aboriginal communities – more than a quarter of the people accessing Ability Links are Indigenous – a major achievement.

According to Urbis Chief Economist Nicki Hutley, the findings of the cost-benefit analysis and social return of investment is ground-breaking work.

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