Social Security Journal - June 1996

This page contains the Social Security Journal - June 1996

Major Articles


Professor Sol Encel, 'Retirement ages and pension ages - a complex history'

The Right Reverend Michael B Challen, 'The changing roles of church and state in Australian welfare provision'

Doug Kentwell, 'Love or work - wage or pension'

Nigel Patterson and Tammy Wolffs, 'Flexible retirement: Social and economic expectations for older workers'

Social Security Notes


Ian Wannan, 'Sole Parent Pension reviews'

Cheryl David, 'Best practice and continuous improvement in the Department of Social Security'

Susan Edgerley, 'The use of market research in developing the Department of Social Security's customer information products'

Kate Chan and Susan Baker, 'Parenting Allowance'

Book Reviews


Old age - an international perspective: The World Bank, Averting the Old Age Crisis: Policies to protect the old and promote growth
Reviewer: Elizabeth Webb

Don't send them away to die in another country... Susan Woenne-Green, They might have to drag me like a bullock: The Tjilpi Pampa Tjutaku Project
Reviewer: Julia Bourke

Who gets what and why?: Michael Wearing and Rosemary Berreen (eds), Welfare and Social Policy in Australia: The distribution of advantage
Reviewer: Philip Brown

Has economic restructuring in Australia improved conditions for women?: Anne Edwards and Susan Magarey (eds), Women in a Restructuring Australia: Work and Welfare
Reviewer: Susan Donath

Social Security Statistics


Statistical tables:
  • Pensioners: Pension type, Australia, December 1985 to December 1995
  • Pensioners: State by pension type by sex, December 1995
  • Family Payments: Customers and children by family payment type, Australia, December 1992 to December 1995
  • Family Payments: State by family payment type by sex, December 1995
  • Parenting Allowance (a): State by sex, December 1995
  • Allowees: Allowance type, Australia, December 1991 to December 1995
  • Job Search and Newstart Allowees: Summary population, Australia, December 1995
  • Jobseekers receiving Job Search or Newstart Allowance: State by allowance type, December 1995
  • Jobseekers receiving Job Search or Newstart Allowance (a) by age and sex, Australia, December 1995
  • Jobseekers receiving Job Search or Newstart Allowance (a) by activity test status and sex, Australia, December 1995
  • Jobseekers receiving Job Search or Newstart Allowance (a) paid in the fortnight to 15 December 1995 by fortnightly earnings and sex, Australia
  • Other Allowees: State by allowance type, December 1995
  • Partner Allowance (a): State, December 1995
Graphs and charts:
  • Age, Disability Support and Sole Parent Pensioners, December 1985 to December 1995
  • Family Payments by type and State, December 1995
  • Job Search, Newstart and Sickness Allowance and Special Benefit, December 1991 to December 1995
  • Jobseekers receiving Job Search or Newstart Allowance by State, December 1995
  • Jobseekers receiving Job Search Allowance by age and sex, December 1995
  • Jobseekers receiving Newstart Allowance by age and sex

Project Notes


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

Selective bibliography on social security issues

 

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