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
For profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1976
Age (years)
Centre for Independent Studies
 46
Australia average
 32
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Greg Lindsay
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Tom Switzer
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Tom Switzer
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Tom Switzer
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Centre for Independent Studies
 20
Australia average
 153
Global average
 89
2020
Centre for Independent Studies
 20
2016
Centre for Independent Studies
 28
% Female staff
2020
Centre for Independent Studies
 55%
Australia average
 41%
Global average
 18%
% Female researchers
2020
Centre for Independent Studies
378% 
Australia average
 35%
Global average
 11%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Centre for Independent Studies
 25
Australia average
 20
Global average
 33
2019
Centre for Independent Studies
 28
2015
Centre for Independent Studies
 300
Financials
2020
Centre for Independent Studies
 $3,421,156
Australia average
 $56,567,217
Global average
 $213,389,167
2019
Centre for Independent Studies
 $4,553,803
2015
Centre for Independent Studies
 $2,262,434

Social

Likes (2021)
Centre for Independent Studies
 7,237
Australia average
 29,823
Global average
 31,361
Likes (2019)
Centre for Independent Studies
 6,307
Likes (2016)
Centre for Independent Studies
 4,996
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Centre for Independent Studies
 7,410
Australia average
 8,520
Global average
 18,412
Followers (2019)
Centre for Independent Studies
 5,735
Followers (2017)
Centre for Independent Studies
 3,078
Subscribers (2021)
Centre for Independent Studies
 33,500
Australia average
 4,414
Global average
 5,246
Subscribers (2019)
Centre for Independent Studies
 8,110
Subscribers (2016)
Centre for Independent Studies
 4,996
Subscribers (2019)
Centre for Independent Studies
Australia average
Global average
Subscribers (2016)
Centre for Independent Studies

Data notes

Last updated: 12/03/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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