CIS, a public policy think tank covering all Australasia, is actively engaged in the support of a free enterprise economy and a free society under limited government, where individuals can prosper and fully develop their talents and expertise. Through critical recommendations to public policy and encouraging debate among leading academics, politicians, and journalists, the central aim of CIS is simply to build a better society.

Contact details

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

Address:
Level 1, 131 Macquarie St, Sydney, NSW Australia 2000

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
1976
Age (years)
Centre for Independent Studies
 47
Australia average
 32
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Greg Lindsay
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Tom Switzer
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2022): Tom Switzer
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2021): Tom Switzer
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2023
Centre for Independent Studies
 25
Australia average
 28
Global average
 66
2021
Centre for Independent Studies
 20
2020
Centre for Independent Studies
 20
% Female staff
2023
Centre for Independent Studies
 28%
Australia average
 54%
Global average
 50%
2021
Centre for Independent Studies
 38%
2020
Centre for Independent Studies
 55%
% Female researchers
2021
Centre for Independent Studies
 38%
Australia average
 29%
Global average
 16%
2020
Centre for Independent Studies
378% 

Organisational performance

Publications
2023
Centre for Independent Studies
 37
Australia average
 37
Global average
 11
2022
Centre for Independent Studies
 27
2020
Centre for Independent Studies
 25
Financials
2020
Centre for Independent Studies
 $3,421,156
Australia average
 $60,111,576
Global average
 $214,856,754
2019
Centre for Independent Studies
 $4,553,803
2015
Centre for Independent Studies
 $2,262,434

Social

Likes (2023)
Centre for Independent Studies
 7,623
Australia average
 11,988
Global average
 27,105
Likes (2022)
Centre for Independent Studies
 7,557
Likes (2021)
Centre for Independent Studies
 7,237
Twitter
Followers (2023)
Centre for Independent Studies
 8,077
Australia average
 9,747
Global average
 19,389
Followers (2022)
Centre for Independent Studies
 8,009
Followers (2021)
Centre for Independent Studies
 7,410
Subscribers (2023)
Centre for Independent Studies
 53,900
Australia average
 5,634
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
Centre for Independent Studies
 51,400
Subscribers (2021)
Centre for Independent Studies
 33,500
Subscribers (2019)
Centre for Independent Studies
Australia average
Global average
Subscribers (2016)
Centre for Independent Studies
Followers (2023)
Centre for Independent Studies
 5,219
Australia average
 6,876
Global average
 12,044
Followers (2022)
Centre for Independent Studies
 4,940

Data notes

Last updated: 08/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation┬┤s website, Organisation's social media accounts
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