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Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

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FaHCSIA

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Research report

03 Sep 2014

This document sets out to highlight some of the innovative practices being developed across Australia in response to homelessness. The paper draws upon some of the new ways of thinking encountered by researchers at the Centre for Housing, Urban and Regional Planning in their work on homelessness...

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Research report

18 Sep 2013

Footprints in Time is the name given to the Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children, an initiative of the Australian Government. The study is conducted by the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA) under the guidance of the Footprints...

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Research report

11 Jul 2013

This paper used Longitudinal Study of Australian Children data to analyse links between parental employment and the wellbeing of families.

The study found that jobless families and families with short part-time hours (fewer than 21 hours) were at considerable financial disadvantage...

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Discussion paper

01 Apr 2013

This project aims to provide a better understanding of the circumstances of young people who receive transfer payments to support them in providing ‘informal’ care to people with disabilities and the frail aged. The main focus is on the 20,363 young people who were aged under 25 years at some...

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Research report

06 Feb 2013

When government leaders from across the country met in 2008 to agree to a framework for tackling Indigenous disadvantage, they set ambitious targets to address priority areas for change.

The Closing the Gap framework and the six targets set by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG)...

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Research report

30 Jan 2013

The Closing the Gap in the Northern Territory National Partnership Agreement ceased on the 30 June 2012. Under this Agreement FaHCSIA ha d responsibility for the compilation and publication of the six monthly Closing the Gap in the Northern Territory monitoring reports. This will be the last...

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Research report

18 Dec 2012

In 2011, Alzheimer’s Australia NSW (AlzNSW) was engaged by Ageing, Disability and Home Care (ADHC) to research the service and support requirements of people with younger onset dementia and their families in New South Wales. AlzNSW partnered with the Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC) and...

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Literature review

04 Dec 2012

This literature review was commissioned by the Commonwealth Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA). The aim of the review is to assess the current state of evidence about what interventions are most effective in working with young people who are...

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Research report

30 Nov 2012

This report evaluates how effectively New Income Management was rolled out in the Northern Territory.

In May 2010, the Australian Government Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA) commissioned a consortium consisting of the Social...

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Research report

30 Oct 2012

This report provides a high-level summary of the feedback from the Consultation Forums and the written submissions to inform the development of an initial Reform Roadmap, regarding homelessness in NSW.

The Going Home Staying Home (GHSH) Reform Program builds on good practice...

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