February 2000

Report

1 Feb 2000

This report presents the findings of the Young People's Attitudes to Trade Unions Project that was commissioned by the Newcastle Trades Hall Council with a view to developing more effective strategies for communicating with, and organising young people.

The project commenced in late October...

Report

1 Feb 2000

The Australian Institute of Family Studies has brought together in one publication three 1999 Family Matters articles, as well as an earlier paper explaining the two original approaches, so that readers can make their own evaluations of the different approaches and can, if they wish,...

Discussion paper

1 Feb 2000

M.C. Gray and A.J. Auld argue that understanding geographic variations in the socioeconomic status of Indigenous peoples is of importance when developing policies aimed at reducing the level of Indigenous disadvantage. Knowledge of geographic variations in socioeconomic status provides an understanding of some of the...

Report

1 Feb 2000

Research suggests that access to children's services may be an important factor in preventing young children at risk of harm from moving further into the welfare system. However, there is little empirical evidence available to indicate whether the use of such services prevents children at...

Report

1 Feb 2000

This paper by Lois Bryson and Alison Mackinnon provides a summary of key points to emerge from the research papers presented at the workshop 'Population, gender and reproductive choice: the motherhood questions', held in Adelaide in February 2000.

The paper includes perspectives from a...

Report

1 Feb 2000

The Snowy River has its headwaters in the montane areas of the Snowy Mountains, and flows 380 km to the sea by the Victorian town of Marlo. The River is largely dependent for flow on the catchment above Jindabyne due to a rain shadow effect...