Social Security Journal - December 1997


These articles are written versions of the oral seminar presentations; the authors have maintained this similarity intentionally.

Major Articles


Special Section on CDEP
Jon Altman, 'The achievements and limitations of the CDEP scheme - a 20-year perspective'

Will Sanders, 'How does (and should) DSS treat CDEP participants? (What are these allegations of racial discrimination?)'

Other Major Articles


Jeff Herbert and Barry Smith, 'Improving living standards through social capital - a role for community-based initiatives'

Social Security Notes


Lisa Foreman and John Ryan, 'Family Service Centres: innovation in the delivery of services to families'

Leanne Kruger and Robert Urquhart, 'Summary of the main findings of the study of unmet demand for the Disability Reform package'

Myee Michael, 'Development of an adult disability assessment tool: findings from a survey'

Book Reviews


Davis Martin (ed), A 'Snapshot' of UK social work, Blackwell Companion to Social Work
Reviewer: Sally Thompson

Social Security Statistics


Statistical tables:
  • Pensioners - Pension type, Australia, June 1987 to June 1997
  • Pensioners - State by pension type by sex, June 1997
  • Family Payments - Customers and children by family payment type, Australia, June 1994 to June 1997
  • Family Payments - State by family payment type by sex, June 1997
  • Parenting Allowance - State by sex, June 1997
  • Child Disability Allowance, Australia, June 1989 to June 1997
  • Allowees - Allowance type, Australia, June 1992 to June 1997
  • Newstart Allowees: Summary population, Australia, June 1997
  • Jobseekers receiving Newstart Allowance by State, June 1997
  • Special Beneficiaries - Duration by sex, Australia, June 1997
  • Special Beneficiaries - Age by sex, Australia, June 1997
  • Special Beneficiaries by Special Benefit category by sex, Australia, June 1997
  • Special Beneficiaries by country of birth by sex, Australia, June 1997
  • Income units receiving Rent Assistance by location and income-unit type - August 1997
  • Income units receiving Rent Assistance by payment type and income-unit type - August 1997
  • Income units receiving Rent Assistance by rent type and income-unit type - August 1997
  • Income units receiving Rent Assistance by age of income-unit head and income-unit type - August 1997
Graphs:
  • Age, Disability Support and Sole Parent Pensioners, June 1987 to June 1997
  • Family Payments by type and State, June 1997
  • Short-term and long-term jobseekers receiving Newstart Allowance by State, June 1997
  • Short-term and long-term Newstart (a), Sickness Allowance and Special Benefit, June 1992 to June 1997
  • Special Benefit - Duration by sex, Australia, June 1997
  • Special Benefit by age, by sex, Australia, June 1997
Figures:
  • Overseas-born Special Benefit customers, June 1997

Project Notes


Editor's Note
Current and planned research
  • Retirement incomes
  • Income support for people with disabilities
  • Income support for families
  • Labour market programs
  • Income support research - other
New books and reports
Income support feedback
Proformas

 

Content Updated: 26 June 2012