McKenzie, F. and Millar, E., 2022. Mapping the systems that influence early childhood development outcomes. Prepared by Orange Compass for the Early Years Catalyst, August 2022.

McKenzie, F., 2021. Building A Culture Of Learning At Scale: Learning Networks For Systems Change. A scoping paper prepared for the Paul Ramsay Foundation, October 2021

McKenzie, F., 2020. Unlocking Communication in Geographically Distributed Workforces. Prepared for Mumba by Orange Compass.

McKenzie, F., 2020. Unlocking productivity in geographically distributed workforces: trends, challenges and opportunities. Prepared for Mumba by Orange Compass.

McKenzie, F., 2019. Supporting early stage social entrepreneurs in Australia: A review of the kick starter program. Prepared for Sefa Partnerships by Orange Compass.

McKenzie, F., 2019. What it means to walk alongside: Exploring the Our Place partnership. Prepared for Our Place by Orange Compass.

McKenzie, F., 2019. Engaging Geographically Distributed Workforces. Prepared for Mumba by Orange Compass.

McKenzie, F., 2019. Growing Lachlan: Community driven place-based change. Prepared for Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation, Lower Lachlan Community Services, Tottenham Welfare Council, and Western NSW Regional Network National Indigenous Australians Agency by Orange Compass.

McKenzie, F., 2018. Wasting the Future? Opportunities for change in the Australian Waste System. Prepared by for Australian Futures Project by Orange Compass.

McKenzie, F. and Han, A., 2018. Making sense of megatrends: Virtual connectivity. Orange Compass and Australian Futures Project, Sydney.

McKenzie, F., 2017. The fourth industrial revolution and international migration. Migration and Border Policy Project Working Paper, Number 5, November 2017. The Lowy Institute, Sydney.

McKenzie, F., Beaudoin, Y., Birtles, J., Chatterton, P., Gillinson, S., Killick, S., Mannov, A., Munk, J., Roberts, A., Rose, V., Seneque, M., Siodmok, A., Trebeck, K. and Van den Broeck, D., 2017. A wayfinder’s guide to systems transformation: 18 insights for catalysts and convenors. Report from the Workshop ‘How might we approach transformational change for complex challenges in the future?’, 30-31 August 2017, London.

McKenzie, F, 2017. Stakeholder Perspectives on Affordable Housing. Prepared for National Australia Bank. Australian Futures Project.

McKenzie, F., 2016. Scenarios for Land Transport in 2040. Prepared for National Transport Commission. Australian Futures Project.

McKenzie, F., 2016. Mapping Victoria’s Food System, Final Report. Prepared for  Australian Environmental Grantmakers Network’s Ripe for Change initiative. Australian Futures Project.

McKenzie, F., 2015.Megatrends and Australia’s future: Older and wiser? in Australia’s future workforce?, Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA), Melbourne.

McKenzie, F., 2015. The System Shift Initiative – The story of a Social Lab seeking better outcomes for Australian children. Australian Futures Project.

McKenzie, F., Glover, S. and Ross, M., 2014. Australia’s Early Childhood Development system: what we know. Australian Futures Project.

McKenzie, F., 2014. Complex Adaptive Systems: Implications for Leaders, Organisations, Government, and Citizens. Australian Futures Project.

McKenzie, F., 2014. Early Childhood Development: Perspectives of the system – Interviews with 35 Australian decision-makers. Australian Futures Project.

McKenzie, F., 2013. Pathways to collaborative action: transforming agricultural, land and food systemsEcoagriculture Discussion Paper No. 10. Ecoagriculture Partners, Washington, DC.

McKenzie, F., 2013. Welcome to the Future: Drivers and trends that will shape Australia. Australian Futures Project.

McKenzie, F. and Ashton, R., 2012. Safeguarding and Enhancing the Ecological Foundation of Agricultural and Food Systems to Support Human Well-Being: Bridging the Implementation GapDraft Working Paper. February 2012. United Nations Environment Programme, Nairobi.

Hafid, H. and McKenzie, F., 2012. Understanding farmer engagement in the cocoa sector in Sulawesi: A Rapid Assessment. Prepared for Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) Project HORT/2010/011. University of Sydney.

McKenzie, F. C., 2011. Farmer-driven innovation in agriculture: creating opportunities for sustainability. A thesis submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. University of Sydney.

McKenzie, F. and Ashton, R., 2011. Policy Brief 10: Innovative Approaches to Land in the Climate Change Solution. Terrestrial Carbon Group

McKenzie, F. and Childress, A., 2011. A ‘State of Play’ Assessment of Land Use in the International Policy Response to Climate Change. Terrestrial Carbon Group

McKenzie, F. and Childress, A., 2011. A compendium on capacity for implementing land based mitigation: An overview of policy, institutional, economic, and scientific developments in twenty countries.  Terrestrial Carbon Group

McKenzie, F., 2011. Terrestrial Carbon Policy Development: Innovative Approaches to Land in the Climate Change Solution.  Terrestrial Carbon Group.


Neilson, J., & McKenzie, F., 2016. ‘Business-oriented outreach programmes for sustainable cocoa production in Indonesia: an institutional innovation’ (Chapter 2) in Innovative markets for sustainable agriculture – How innovations in market institutions encourage sustainable agriculture in developing countries. Loconto, A., Poisot, A. S. & Santacoloma, P. (Eds), FAO/INRA, Rome.

McKenzie, F. and Williams, J., 2014. ‘Australian Agriculture’ in Ten Commitments Revisited: Securing Australia’s Future Environment. Lindenmayer, D.B., Dovers, S. and Morton, S. (Eds), CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Australia.

McKenzie, F., 2014. ‘Trajectories of change in rural landscapes – the end of the mixed farm?’ in Rural Change in Australia:  Population, Economy, EnvironmentDufty-Jones, R. & Connell, J. (Eds) Ashgate Publishing Ltd, Farnham.

Williams, J. and McKenzie, F., 2008. ‘Agriculture’ in 10 Commitments: Reshaping the Lucky Country’s Environment. Lindenmayer, D.B., Dovers, S., Hariss Olsen and Morton, S.(Eds). CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Australia.


McKenzie, F., McKenzie, F. and McKenzie, F., 2021. Beyond population growth: bringing connection, renewal and agency into regional development. Australian Population Studies, Vol. 5 (2), pp. 43-57.

McKenzie, F. C. and Williams, J., 2015. Sustainable food production: constraints, challenges and choices by 2050.  Food Security, Vol. 7 (2), pp. 221-233.

McKenzie, F., 2013. Farmer-driven Innovation in New South Wales, Australia. Australian Geographer, Vol. 44 (1), pp. 81-95.

Thom, B. and McKenzie, F., 2011. The Population Policy Debate from a Natural Resource Perspective: Reflections from the Wentworth Group. Geographical Research, Vol. 49 (3), pp. 348-361.