Social Security Journal - September 1997

 
The paper concentrates on the major payment for the unemployed -NewStart Allowance (NSA)

Major Articles


Ken Oliver, 'Financial Incentives for the Unemployed: Have We Got the Balance Right?'

Elizabeth Webb, 'Retirees and Their Savings in Comparative Perspective'

Suzanne Bozic and Lance Jackson, 'The Australian Social Security Model': Revisiting the International Debate'

Alan Borowski, 'Financing Long-Term Care for the Aged: Israel's Long Term Care Insurance Law'

Rob Nolan, 'Prevention of Incorrect Payments in the NewStart Program'

Social Security Notes


Sue Vardon, 'The Commonwealth Service Delivery Agency - Implementing the Vision'.

Meagan Petteit, 'The Maternity Allowance customer survey - Initial Findings'

John Gibbon, 'New Claimants of Job Search Allowance - Previous Employment, Wages and Labour Market Program Experiences'

Suzanne Bozic and Peter Ritchie, 'Report of the New Zealand 'Beyond Dependency' Conference

Book Reviews


Peter Sheehan, Bhajan Grewal and Margarita Kumnick (eds), Australia's Future: Good or Bad Dialogues on Australia's Future, In Honour of the late Professor Ronald Henderson
Reviewer: John Murray

Brittan Samuel, Capitalism Red in Tooth and Claw?,
Reviewer: Ken Oliver

Barry Maley, Brigette Berger, Patricia Morgan, Lucy Sullivan and Alan Tapper, Rebuilding the Traditional Family: Conservatives Put Their Case, Home Repairs: Building Stronger Families to Resist Social Decay
Reviewer: Kyle Mitchell

Social Security Statistics


Statistical tables:
  • Pensioners:Pensions type, Australia, December 1986 to December 1996
  • Pensioners: State by pension type by sex, December 1996
  • Family Payments: Customers and children by family payment type, Australia, DEcember 1993 to December 1996
  • Family Payments: State by family payment type by sex, December 1996
  • Parenting Allowance: State by sex, December 1996
  • Allowees: Allowance type, Australia, December 1991 to December 1996
  • Newstart Allowees: Summary Population, Australia, December 1996
  • Jobseekers receiving Newstart Allowance by State, December 1996
  • Disability Support Pension: Age by sex, December 1996
  • Sickness Allowance: Age by sex, Australia, November 1996
  • Disability Support Pension, December 1996, and Sickness Allowance, November 1996, by Medical Condition by sex, Australia
  • Disability Support Pension, December 1996, and Sickness Allowance, November 1996, by Country of Birth by sex, Australia
  • Disability Support Pension, Duration by sex, Australia, December 1996
  • Sickness Allowance: Duration by sex, Australia, November 1996
  • Child Disability Allowance, Australia, December 1989 to December 1996
  • Mobility Allowance: State by sex, December 1996
  • Mobility Allowance, December 1986 to December 1996
Graphs:
  • Age, Disability Support and Sole Parent Pensioners, December 1986 to December 1996
  • Family Payments by Type and Sate, December 1996
  • Short-term and Long-term Jobseekers receiving Newstart Allowance by State, December 1996
  • Disability Support Pensioners by Age, by Sex, Australia, December 1996
  • Sickness Allowance by Age, by Sex, Australia, November 1996 December 1992 to December 1996
  • Disability Support Pension: Duration by Sex, Australia, December 1996
  • Sickness Allowance: Duration by Sex, Australia, November 1996
Figures:
  • Overseas born Family Payment recipients, December 1996

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 - housing
  • Income support research - other
  • New books and reports

Note


Income support feedback
Proformas
Selective bibliography on social security issues.

 

Content Updated: 26 June 2012