Think tank

Centre for Independent Studies

CIS

Sydney, Australia

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
 33
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Greg Lindsay
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2022): Tom Switzer
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2021): Tom Switzer
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Tom Switzer
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Centre for Independent Studies
 20
Australia average
 151
Global average
 85
2020
Centre for Independent Studies
 20
2016
Centre for Independent Studies
 28
% Female staff
2021
Centre for Independent Studies
 38%
Australia average
 44%
Global average
 48%
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
2022
Centre for Independent Studies
 37
Australia average
 37
Global average
 10
2020
Centre for Independent Studies
 25
2019
Centre for Independent Studies
 28
Financials
2020
Centre for Independent Studies
 $3,421,156
Australia average
 $56,743,655
Global average
 $199,878,320
2019
Centre for Independent Studies
 $4,553,803
2015
Centre for Independent Studies
 $2,262,434

Social

Likes (2022)
Centre for Independent Studies
 7,557
Australia average
 32,312
Global average
 32,624
Likes (2021)
Centre for Independent Studies
 7,237
Likes (2019)
Centre for Independent Studies
 6,307
Followers (2022)
Centre for Independent Studies
 8,009
Australia average
 9,507
Global average
 19,187
Followers (2021)
Centre for Independent Studies
 7,410
Followers (2019)
Centre for Independent Studies
 5,735
Subscribers (2022)
Centre for Independent Studies
 51,400
Australia average
 6,302
Global average
 5,592
Subscribers (2021)
Centre for Independent Studies
 33,500
Subscribers (2019)
Centre for Independent Studies
 8,110
Subscribers (2019)
Centre for Independent Studies
Australia average
Global average
Subscribers (2016)
Centre for Independent Studies
Followers (2022)
Centre for Independent Studies
 4,940
Australia average
 6,228
Global average
 16,270

Data notes

Last updated: 13/01/2023
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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