Australian Social Policy 2006 - 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

  • New age pensioners—trends in wealth, by Hazel Lim-Applegate, Peter McLean, Phil Lindenmayer and Ben Wallace
  • Examining potential risk factors, pathways and processes associated with childhood injury in the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children, by Tamara Blakemore
  • Men's and women's fertility: differences in achieved fertility, expectations and intentions, by Habtemariam Tesfaghiorghis
  • Psychosocial factors and intergenerational transmission of welfare dependency: a review of the literature, by Robyn Penman


Social policy note

  • Fixing houses for better health in remote communities, by Tess McPeake and Paul Pholeros

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