Research News: Number 1




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

FaCS Research News is a periodic newsletter that provides an overview of and update on research within FaCS, focusing on key findings and outcomes, updates on new departmental publications and promotion of forthcoming events/conferences.

Customer participation survey


Early results from a survey carried out in mid- 1998 show that, contrary to some popular images, most social security recipients are economically and socially active. The survey information was gathered by telephone interview from an Australia-wide sample of 2,027 recipients of social security payments for people of workforce age. 

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