The Menzies Research Centre is a think tank that upholds liberal principles and advocates for a free, just and prosperous Australia. It is affiliated with the Liberal Party of Australia and draws inspiration from Sir Robert Menzies, Australia’s longest-serving prime minister and a key articulator of Australian Liberalism. It conducts public policy research, publishes books, hosts live events and maintains an active media presence. The Centre advocates for effective, efficient and democratic government while encouraging independence, innovation and reward for effort. It supports the institution of the family as the foundation for a strong and dynamic society bound by shared values and mutual obligations in which every individual enjoys equal moral worth.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.menziesrc.org/

Address:
RG Menzies House, Cnr Blackall & Macquarie Sts, Barton ACT 2600, 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
Political party/figure
Year founded
1994
Age (years)
Menzies Research Centre
 29
Australia average
 32
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Liberal Party of Australia
Founder gender: Other entities
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2022): Nick Cater
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2021): Nick Cater
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Menzies Research Centre
 5
Australia average
 162
Global average
 87
2020
Menzies Research Centre
 5
2016
Menzies Research Centre
 10
% Female staff
2021
Menzies Research Centre
 20%
Australia average
 44%
Global average
 48%
2020
Menzies Research Centre
 20%
% Female researchers
2021
Menzies Research Centre
 20%
Australia average
 29%
Global average
 16%
2020
Menzies Research Centre
 0%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Menzies Research Centre
 6
Australia average
 20
Global average
 35
2019
Menzies Research Centre
 1
2015
Menzies Research Centre
 67

Social

Likes (2023)
Menzies Research Centre
 3,233
Australia average
 11,988
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
Menzies Research Centre
 3,110
Likes (2021)
Menzies Research Centre
 2,958
Twitter
Followers (2023)
Menzies Research Centre
 2,048
Australia average
 9,674
Global average
 19,389
Followers (2022)
Menzies Research Centre
 2,053
Followers (2021)
Menzies Research Centre
 1,909
Subscribers (2023)
Menzies Research Centre
 189
Australia average
 5,634
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
Menzies Research Centre
 184
Subscribers (2021)
Menzies Research Centre
 161
Subscribers (2022)
Menzies Research Centre
Australia average
Global average
Subscribers (2016)
Menzies Research Centre
Followers (2023)
Menzies Research Centre
 986
Australia average
 2,061
Global average
 11,185
Followers (2022)
Menzies Research Centre
 662
Followers (2022)
Menzies Research Centre
 895
Australia average
 6,259
Global average
 16,662

Data notes

Last updated: 30/06/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Observatoire des Think Tanks Directory, Organisation´s website, Organisation's social media accounts
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