November 2001

Research report

1 Nov 2001

The primary purpose of this working paper from the National Centre for Epidemiology & Population Health is to develop estimates of the costs of management by general practitioners (GPs) of specific diseases. The motivation for the project arises from a dearth of knowledge about the...

Research report

1 Nov 2001

This report presents analysis of Department of Family and Community Services' (FaCS) 'Workforce Circumstances and Retirement Attitudes of Older Australians' survey. It was prepared to assist FaCS' assessment of policy options to encourage employment and self-sufficiency among people aged 50 or over. The analysis focuses...

Research report

1 Nov 2001

This report has been prepared for the Department of Family and Community Services to provide background analysis for the assessment of policy options to encourage employment and self-sufficiency among the older workforce (those aged 50 to retirement age). The main focus is on labour supply...

Research report

1 Nov 2001

Final report of a study of regional housing and assistance policies in the European Union, the United States and the United Kingdom by Brendan Gleeson.

Research report

1 Nov 2001

This report, by Melissa Butcher and Mandy Thomas, is the first in-depth exploration of identity and popular culture among Middle Eastern and Asian youth. It documents preliminary research findings on the contribution of Middle Eastern and Asian youth to Sydney's cultural life and migration heritage....

Research report

1 Nov 2001

Cross-sectional survey analysis of links between housing tenure and crime, health status, labour force participation, social exclusion, community cohesion, poverty, and education by Professor Pat Mullins and John Western.

Research report

1 Nov 2001

Graham White provides a critical perspective on the economic thinking that has constrained economic and social policy in Australia over the last decade and a half. In particular, attention is focused on two arguments: the belief in the efficacy of labour market 'reform' and specifically,...

Research report

1 Nov 2001

Clive Hamilton argues that advocates of the Third Way have searched for a means of grafting traditional concerns for equality and social justice onto an economic system based on free markets. Yet they fail to consider whether attempts at reform are neutralised by the nature...

Research report

1 Nov 2001

In this report, Dr Gary Lewis discusses CreditCare, a program initiated by the credit union movement and supported by the Commonwealth Government to address the problems caused to many rural communities by the withdrawal of bank branches. It operated mainly in the eastern states of...

Research report

1 Nov 2001

Final report of a study of the housing futures of the intellectually and physically disabled. Contains projections of the number of people who will leave institutionalised care up to the year 2010. Authored by Brendan Gleeson.