Latest Reports

Links to the latest research reports authored by Social Policy Research Centre staff are listed below.

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2020

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Inequality in Australia 2020: Part 1, Overview (Peter Davidson, Bruce Bradbury, Melissa Wong, Trish Hill)

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Shining a light on Social Transformation (Rosemary Kayess, Therese Sands)

Australia's Community Sector and COVID-19: Supporting Communities Through the Crisis (Natasha Cortis, Megan Blaxland)

National Disability Insurance Scheme: People who self manage their NDIS plan (Megan Blaxland, Karen R Fisher, Christiane Purcal, Sally Robinson, Frances Quan Farrant, Madeleine Pearson Gotting, Rosemary Kayess)

Engaging general practice and General Practitioners in alcohol and other drug treatment (Michala Kowalski, Liz Barrett)

Enable In Action Research: Final Report (Sandra Gendera, Madeleine Pearson-Gotting, Karen R Fisher, Rosemary Kayess, Andrew Stensel, Tamanna Rahman, Linda Wiseham)

Violence prevention and early intervention for mothers and children with disability: Building promising practice (BJ Newton, Sally Robinson, Ciara Smyth, kylie valentine)

Supporting families effectively through the homelessness services system (kylie valentine, Hazel Blunden, Carole Zufferey, Angela Spinney, Farnaz Zirakbash)

Poverty in Australia 2020: Part 2, Who is affected? (Peter Davidson, Bruce Bradbury, Trish Hill, Melissa Wong)

Drug driving laws in Australia: What are they and why do they matter? (Vivienne Moxham-Hall, Caitlin Hughes)

The profile and pulse of the sector: Findings from the 2019 Australian Community Sector Survey (Natasha Cortis, Megan Blaxland)

Challenges for Australia’s Community Sector: ERO supplementation, fair funding for fair pay (Natasha Cortis, Megan Blaxland)

Migration, urbanisation, climate change and children in China—issues from child rights perspective (Bingqin Li, Xiaoyuan Shang, Yawen Cui, Megan Blaxland)

Working in new disability markets: A survey of Australia's disability workforce (Natasha Cortis, Georgia Van Toorn)

The disability workforce and COVID-19: initial experiences of the outbreak (Natasha Cortis, Georgia Van Toorn)

Aftercare: Stories of resourcefulness (Jen Skattebol, Myra Hamilton, Cathy Thomson, Megan Blaxland, kylie valentine, Sian MacAndrew)

Education: Stories of resourcefulness (Jen Skattebol, Myra Hamilton, Cathy Thomson, Megan Blaxland, kylie valentine, Sian MacAndrew)

Housing: Stories of resourcefulness (Jen Skattebol, Myra Hamilton, Cathy Thomson, Megan Blaxland, kylie valentine, Sian MacAndrew)

Stories of housing and home: A snapshot from the Stories of Resourcing and Resourcefulness project (Cathy Thomson, Megan Blaxland, Jen Skattebol, Myra Hamilton, kylie valentine) 

Evaluation of 1800RESPECT – Final Report (Ciara Smyth, Natasha Cortis, Elena Cama, Gianfranco Giuntoli, Jan Breckenridge, kylie valentine)