- Labour Market and Related Payments Monthly Profile publications (links to the Trove web archive)
This publication presents statistical information for the various types of labour market payments delivered by Centrelink on behalf of the Department of Social Services. The February 2020 publication is the final in this series. For ongoing data on JobSeeker Payment and Youth Allowance recipients, please refer to the JobSeeker Payment and Youth Allowance recipients – monthly profile.
Social Policy Research Paper series (links to the National Library of Australia web archive)
Produced on an irregular basis, this refereed series enables the Department to disseminate findings (including data and analysis) that stem from major research projects and evaluations. These papers provide detailed project findings to the public.
Australian Social Policy Journal
An annual journal containing articles on social policy research and analysis. All articles are refereed. Publishes current research and analysis on a broad range of issues topical to Australia's social policy and its administration.
Occasional Paper series
Produced on an irregular basis, these Occasional Paper series non-refereed papers provide ad hoc information, data and analysis considered useful for government, researchers and the community.
Statistical Paper Series
Produced on an irregular basis, this non-refereed series is designed to meet the needs of policy makers and researchers by providing authoritative and reliable data on customer numbers and the Department's longitudinal data collections.
FaHCSIA Research News (links to the National Library of Australia web archive)
This newsletter, produced from 1999 to 2010, provided an overview of and update on research within FaHCSIA, focusing on key findings and outcomes, updates on new departmental publications and promotion of forthcoming events/conferences.
Research FaCS Sheet Series (links to the National Library of Australia web archive)
This series, running from 1999 to 2002, contains brief overviews of key issues relevant to the then Family and Community Services (FaCS) portfolio, such as home ownership and income distribution.
Former Department of Social Security (DSS) Research Publications
A collection of Former Department of Social Security (DSS) research publications kept available for historical research.
Longitudinal Data Initiatives
Longitudinal data aid the investigation of behavioural determinants and casual factors, and allow researchers to better evaluate the effects of different types of policy interventions over time.
Review of the operations of the amendments made to the Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (2008 Budget and Other Measures) Act 2008
The review of the operations of the amendments made to the Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (2008 Budget and Other Measures) Act 2008 of 30 June 2010.
Independent Review of the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Simplifying Income Reporting and Other Measures) Act 2020
The Department of Social Services engaged KPMG as the independent reviewer. The independent review was conducted in the first half of 2022 and tabled on 26 September 2022.