Reports and publications (published elsewhere)

Evaluation of the Community Stores Licensing Program – final report

Posted on: 18 July, 2011
Issue: Vol 11 No 3, July 2011 – September 2011
Related to Nutrition Remote Research

Cultural and Indigenous Research Centre Australia (2011)
Evaluation of the Community Stores Licensing Program – final report
Canberra: Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

This report outlines the evaluation of the Community stores licensing program. The Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA) commissioned the Cultural and Indigenous Research Centre Australia (CIRCA) to conduct the evaluation. The objective of the evaluation was to assess the the licensing process for community stores in relation to current legislation. The findings reported the outcomes of community stores licensing on:

  • food security
  • quality and range of food
  • promotion of better nutrition
  • retail management
  • financial management
  • business structure and governance practices
  • income management.

The report also includes feedback from store managers and stakeholders.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

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