For more than half a century, the Australian Fabians have been at the forefront of research and debate into progressive political ideas and public policy reform. Australian political life is entering a new era. There is an urgent need for searching debate and new thinking. The Australian Fabians aim to achieve: Greater equality of power, wealth and opportunity, broader promotion of collective actions and public service, an accountable, tolerant and active democracy.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.fabian.org.au/

Address:
GPO Box 2707, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Country:
Australia

Sub-region:
Australia and New Zealand

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Australia
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1947
Age (years)
Australian Fabians
76 
Australia average
 32
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Charles Marson
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): Billy Colless
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2023
Australian Fabians
 9
Australia average
 28
Global average
 66
2021
Australian Fabians
 13
2020
Australian Fabians
 13
% Female staff
2023
Australian Fabians
 22%
Australia average
 54%
Global average
 50%
2020
Australian Fabians
 23%
2019
Australian Fabians
 40%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
Australian Fabians
 6
Australia average
 35
Global average
 65
2020
Australian Fabians
 17
Financials
2019
Australian Fabians
 $58,136
Australia average
 $6,588,694
Global average
 $52,546,603

Social

Likes (2022)
Australian Fabians
 5,185
Australia average
 33,000
Global average
 33,286
Likes (2021)
Australian Fabians
 4,982
Likes (2019)
Australian Fabians
 4,746
Twitter
Followers (2023)
Australian Fabians
 724
Australia average
 9,674
Global average
 19,389
Followers (2019)
Australian Fabians
 429
Followers (2017)
Australian Fabians
 273
Subscribers (2023)
Australian Fabians
 1,310
Australia average
 5,634
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2019)
Australian Fabians
Australia average
Global average
Subscribers (2016)
Australian Fabians
Followers (2023)
Australian Fabians
 385
Australia average
 2,061
Global average
 11,185
Followers (2022)
Australian Fabians
 374
Followers (2021)
Australian Fabians
 272
Followers (2023)
Australian Fabians
 63
Australia average
 6,819
Global average
 12,007

Data notes

Last updated: 08/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Observatoire des Think Tanks Directory, Organisation┬┤s website
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