One in every two young people relies in some way on a trusted adult who is either a paid or volunteer worker in their community, UNSW research presented at the Australian Social Policy Conference suggests.
Women experiencing multiple instances of money stress are three times more likely to become a victim of violence in the following year, a study by Don Weatherburn has found. The research is presented at the Australian Social Policy Conference.
The implications of women's participation in the workforce, such as gender divisions of earnings in the household, will be examined by Professor Sue Richardson, keynote speaker at the Australian Social Policy Conference at UNSW next week.
Using temporary visas to supply lower skill personal carers is a short-sighted response to real problems of long-term under-investment in the disablity sector's greatest asset: its frontline workforce, argue Natasha Cortis and Shani Chan.