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Carol Ey

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Parliamentary Library (Australia)
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Guide

02 May 2017

Australia’s Higher Education Loan Program (HELP) provides loans to students studying approved higher education courses. The scheme allows students to defer the costs of tuition until their taxable income reaches a certain level at which repayments commence. HELP is regulated by provisions in the...

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Research report

12 Oct 2016

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  • Housing affordability is a significant issue for low income households in receipt of social security payments.
  • The social security system recognises the additional financial challenges that non-homeowners face in two ways:
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Guide

30 Sep 2016

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Statistics are widely used in the development and evaluation of social policy. Closing the Gap indicators, studies on the effectiveness of drugs being considered for inclusion in the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), analyses of National Assessment...

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Blog post

26 Aug 2016

This blog post argues that previous reforms of the income support system, coupled with a stable unemployment rate, have been successful in reducing dependence on welfare for the working age population.

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Research report

10 Jun 2015

This paper investigates the extent to which certain deductions and tax offsets in the individual tax system are used by tax payers across different income ranges, and the impact these have on potential tax revenue and the equity of this system.

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Guide

09 Oct 2014

This Quick Guide provides an overview of higher education student loans that are provided through the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP).

It includes:

  • an introduction that provides background to the program
  • types of loans
    • HECS-HELP
    • FEE-HELP
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Research report

03 Oct 2014

This Quick Guide provides key internet links to information about: general tertiary education resources, higher education, vocational education and training (VET), international students, adult and community education, and international organisations.

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Research report

11 Nov 2013

This Quick Guide provides key internet links to information about: general tertiary education resources, higher education, vocational education and training (VET), international students, adult and community education, and international organisations.

Note: administrative arrangements...

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Research report

06 Nov 2013

Measures of student achievement are regularly used in the development and evaluation of education policy. This can include the relative achievement of sub-groups in the community (such as the Closing the Gap targets for Indigenous students), an assessment of demand (such as university entrance...

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Research report

04 Dec 2012

This paper is a reference tool for those needing to locate specific changes in Australian social security and place them in their chronological context.

This chronology is one of several produced by the Parliamentary Library dealing with the history of social security...

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