The unique needs of people with younger onset dementia have been addressed for the first time in new research by the Social Policy Research Centre.
Young adults who live at home well into adulthood still rely on their mothers to do housework, new research has found
Parents of children with disabilities who self-manage their funding support are significantly happier than other carers, an Australian-first study has found.
A new initiative providing stable housing for people with mental illness can dramatically reduce hospitalisation rates, a new report has found.
Economically disadvantaged young people suppress their own needs to protect their parents from social stigma, missing out on educational and social opportunities, a study has found.
The Prime Minister is selling the Schoolkids Bonus as extra help for families, but is it good policy, ask Peter Whiteford and Gerry Redmond.
Australian attitudes towards people with a disability are still largely negative, a Social Policy Research Centre project has found.
The targeted additions to spending in the budget are in part symbolic, but also likely to be quite progressive in their impact, write Peter Whiteford and Gerry Redmond.
Well-directed assistance is economically effective and withdrawing it could be devastating, write Peter Whiteford, Bruce Bradbury and Gerry Redmond.
The unemployed are worse off now in real terms than 15 years ago and are falling further behind, according to a new analysis by Professor Peter Whiteford.