Trish Hill

Senior Research Fellow

Trish Hill is a Senior Research Fellow at the Social Policy Research Centre in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Her research encompasses feminist economic analyses in the fields of poverty and inequality, informal care across the lifecourse, social inclusion and exclusion, time-use and work-care balance. Current projects include the ARC funded project Carers and Social Inclusion: New frameworks, evidence and policy lessons, and commissioned research projects on Changes in the propensity to take on informal care roles and Indigenous carers. She is a member of the International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE) and the Australian Social Policy Association (ASPA). She was awarded an Australian Government Office for Women Time Use Fellowship (2004-05) to undertake analysis incorporating time use into measures of wellbeing and a British Academy Visiting Fellowship (2007-08) to develop a new conceptual framework for understanding the impact of time use on wellbeing. Previous employment positions include the role of National Coordinator for a network of national women’s non-government organisations.


Conference Presentations
Hill TL; Chalmers J, 2016, 'Exploring the extent and impact of outsourced care and domestic work on class, gender and ethnic inequalities in Australia', presented at International Sociological Association Research Committee 19 Conference, San Jose, Costa Rica, 25 August 2016 - 27 August 2016
Bullen JE; Cortis N; Hill T, 2015, 'Promoting women’s economic security following domestic violence', presented at Australian Social Policy Conference (ASPC), UNSW Australia, 28 September 2015 - 30 September 2015
Hill TL, 2013, 'Policies for carers in the Australian liberal welfare state', presented at Carers and Work-Care Reconciliation: International Conference, University of Leeds, Leeds, 13 August 2013 - 13 August 2013
Journal articles
Hill T; Thomson C, 2017, 'Revising social inclusion to take account of care', International Journal of Care and Caring, vol. 1, pp. 175 - 190,
Smyth C; Cass B; Hill T, 2011, 'Children and young people as active agents in care-giving: Agency and constraint', Children and Youth Services Review, vol. 33, pp. 509 - 514,
Hill T; Thomson CM; Cass B, 2011, 'The costs of caring and the living standards of carers', Policy Research Paper,
Hill T; Thomson CM; Cass B, 2011, 'Young Carers: Location, Education and Employment Disadvantage', Australian Journal of Labour Economics, vol. 14, pp. 173 - 198
Hill T, 2009, 'Time use, gender and disadvantage in Australia: conventional and “full income” approaches to estimation', Economic and Labour Relations Review, vol. 20, pp. 13 - 34
Chalmers JJ; Hill T, 2007, 'Marginalising women in the labour market: the 'wage scarring' effects of part-time work', Australian Bulletin of Labour, vol. 33, pp. 180 - 201
Purcal C; Hill T; Johnson K; Kayess R, 2017, Evaluation of the Supported Decision Making Phase 2 (SDM2) project: Final report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, SPRC Report 14/17,