The Whitlam Institute within Western Sydney University is a dynamic public policy institute that commemorates and is inspired by the life and work of one of Australia’s most respected Prime Ministers, the Hon Gough Whitlam AC QC. The Whitlam Institute is guided by the ‘three great aims’ that drove the Whitlam Program of 1972; to promote equality; to involve the people of Australia in the decision-making processes of our land; and to liberate the talents and uplift the horizons of the Australian people.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.whitlam.org/

Address:
Cnr James Ruse Drive & Victoria Road, Rydalmere NSW 2116

Country:
Australia

Sub-region:
Australia and New Zealand

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Australia
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
2000
Age (years)
Whitlam Institute
 24
Australia average
 33
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: EG Whitlam
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): John Juriansz
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): Leanne Smith
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2023
Whitlam Institute
 8
Australia average
 28
Global average
 66
2021
Whitlam Institute
 9
2020
Whitlam Institute
 9
% Female staff
2023
Whitlam Institute
 100%
Australia average
 55%
Global average
 50%
2021
Whitlam Institute
 100%
2020
Whitlam Institute
 100%
% Female researchers
2021
Whitlam Institute
 100%
Australia average
 29%
Global average
 16%
2020
Whitlam Institute
 100%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
Whitlam Institute
 3
Australia average
 35
Global average
 65
2020
Whitlam Institute
 10
Financials
2020
Whitlam Institute
 $168,474
Australia average
 $60,539,997
Global average
 $214,856,754

Social

Likes (2023)
Whitlam Institute
 8,800
Australia average
 11,990
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
Whitlam Institute
 8,777
Likes (2021)
Whitlam Institute
 8,235
Twitter
Followers (2023)
Whitlam Institute
 2,298
Australia average
 9,514
Global average
 28,979
Followers (2022)
Whitlam Institute
 2,101
Followers (2021)
Whitlam Institute
 1,368
Subscribers (2023)
Whitlam Institute
 582
Australia average
 5,628
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
Whitlam Institute
 481
Subscribers (2021)
Whitlam Institute
 408
Followers (2023)
Whitlam Institute
 1,295
Australia average
 2,061
Global average
 11,195
Followers (2022)
Whitlam Institute
 1,018
Followers (2021)
Whitlam Institute
 587
Followers (2023)
Whitlam Institute
 690
Australia average
 6,816
Global average
 12,007

Data notes

Last updated: 04/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Organisation's social media accounts
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