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Social Policy Research Centre (UNSW)

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SPRC

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Research report

24 Sep 2003

Since the 1970s, changes in the Australian labour market, education and income policies have led to reductions in income for young people aged 15 to 24 years. This paper presents the results of original research that shows how parents share, or 'pool' their income with young people living at...

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13 Jul 2017

This report is concerned with prospects for quality services and decent jobs under Australia's National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Specifically, it examines how the prices set by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) are: 

• affecting disability support workers; ...

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Research report

02 May 2017

This report profiles almost 19,000 of Australia’s smallest charities registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (ACNC), each of which reported an income of less than $50,000 in 2015.

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In 2015, 37.1% of Australia’s 50,908...

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Research report

27 Apr 2017

This project reviewed policy and research about family day care and home-based childcare in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. It examined the structure, funding and regulation of home-based child care and recent policy developments, investigating the implications for the accessibility,...

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Research report

13 Dec 2016

Australia’s charities deliver services, make grants, and perform a wide range of other activities to advance health, education, welfare, religious and other charitable causes. This report provides the most comprehensive record to date of charities registered with Australia’s charities regulator...

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Research report

16 Oct 2016

Executive summary

In 2014, the 50% of median income poverty line for a single adult was $426.30 a week (or $343.00 for income after housing costs). For a couple with children it was $895.22 a week (or $720.22 after housing). Using the after-housing poverty line, the...

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15 Sep 2016

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (the Royal Commission) is inquiring into how institutions have engaged with and responded to allegations and instances of institutional child sexual abuse. Key to this inquiry is the need to generate an understanding of the...

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15 May 2016

Headspace aims to improve the mental health and social and emotional wellbeing of young people in Australia through the provision of evidence-based, integrated, youth-centred and holistic services. In January 2013, the Australian Government Department of Health (DoH) commissioned a consortium of...

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28 Feb 2016

This research examined the costs, benefits and impacts for participants, carers, communities and government of the transition to consumer directed care (CDC) markets for respite outputs and outcomes. Drawing on a policy and literature review, stakeholder consultations, and cost/benefit and...

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01 Feb 2016

The Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC) was commissioned by Family Day Care Australia to conduct research into quality in family day care. Six high quality services agreed to participate in the study. At each service, the SPRC research team conducted interviews with families, educators,...

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29 Jan 2016

This project used a social action research approach with two groups of Victorian children and young people with intellectual disability aged 9-22 and their parents. The groups conducted research and provided peer support about their experiences with self-directed disability support. The...

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