The department's Evidence Framework is based on five principles:
Integrated and aligned - evidence underpins the development of initiatives that are aligned to our strategic priorities and are future focused
Quality - evidence is generated in a systematic, rigorous way using valid and replicable methods
Impact - evidence activities assess efficiency, equity and cost effectiveness and inform implementation
Open and collaborative - evidence is generated collaboratively and the results of evidence activities are communicated openly
Ethical - evidence is generated in accordance with the highest ethical standards.
These principles support
four sources of evidence which strengthen our capacity to use, critique and generate evidence. The sources of evidence are supported by
two foundations of evidence.