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Dr Julie Tucker

Research Fellow


Informed by her experience as a legal practitioner in Australia and the UK - specialising in employment, discrimination, disability, and housing -  and then as the co-founder of a Latin America-based NGO working with local human rights organisations, Julie is a highly experienced, practice-informed, post-doctoral researcher with expertise in public policy, social enterprise, digital inclusion, the not-for-profit sector and regional Australia.

Julie brings experience in the design and delivery of highly interactive learning and knowledge-sharing initiatives including workshops, masterclasses, and community roundtables, and a strong project management skillset forged while managing complex, multi-partner, community development projects in Latin America and fine-tuned delivering collaborative research projects in Australia with partners from community, philanthropy, government, and industry.

Research interests

Social Enterprise; Digital Inclusion; Public Policy

Fields of Research

  • Not-for-profit Business And Management - 350708
  • Social Policy - 440712
  • Communication Technology And Digital Media Studies - 470102


Also published as: Tucker, Julie; Tucker, J.
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Recent research grants awarded

  • 2023: Understanding SENVIC’s Impact and Role in Victoria’s Social Enterprise Ecosystem *; Social Enterprise Network VIC Funding
  • 2022: Social Enterprise: Building Blocks for Capital *; Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (Vic)
  • 2016: Telstra Digital Inclusion Index (Subcontract) *; Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT)

* Chief Investigator

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