Australian Social Policy 2002–03 - Contents




Author:  Australian Government Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

This publication contains current research and analysis on a broad range of issues topical to Australia's social policy and its administration.

Major Articles

  • 'Evaluating the More Intensive and Flexible Services Pilot: Important lessons for the Personal Support Programme and welfare reform', by Peter Butterworth.
  • '"The Ultimate Vote of Confidence". Fertility rates and economic conditions in Australia, 1976–2000', by Jay Martin.
  • 'Pension reform in China: Funding the transition', by Timothy Murton.
  • 'The lone person household demographic: Trends and implications', by Darian Clark.
  • 'Length of completed spells on the Disability Support Pension (DSP) program', by Lixin Cai.
  • 'Inflows, outflows and the growth of the Disability Support Pension (DSP) program' by Lixin Cai and Robert G. Gregory.


Social Policy Notes

  • 'Key experiences of "baby boom" cohorts', by Kaye Brown
  • 'The psychological impact of joblessness', by Ruth Ganley.
  • 'Females with Dependent Children – Information from the General Customer Survey and Longitudinal Administrative Data Set', by Justine Gibbings.
  • 'Long-term Durations on income support: An analysis of FaCS unemployed customers' by Julian Blackham, John Gregory, Susan Devereux, Anne McConnell, and Diana Iolovska.

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