Principal Fellow for Inclusive Communities
Amanda Pagan, who joined the Brotherhood of St Laurence in 2010, became the inaugural member of the Inclusive Communities team in October 2016. She gained her Bachelor of Economics from UNSW and is currently completing a Masters of Public Administration.
Amanda has a background in strategic planning and analysis, outcomes frameworks and data management. She has published papers on commissioning of human services and presented across Australia on outcomes frameworks.
She is currently working on a major evaluation of Local Area Coordination under the National Disability Insurance Scheme. This work focuses on the participatory processes that inform research and community capacity building to build more inclusive communities.
- Evaluation of Local Area Coordination under NDIS
- Participatory/constructivist research
- Commissioning and the marketisation of human services
- Outcomes frameworks
Arashiro, Z and Pagan, A 2018, Too valuable to lose: assessing the value of small community service organisations (PDF, 695 KB)
Arashiro, Z and Pagan, A 2018, Tendering: practical insights from community organisations (PDF, 470 KB)