School of Social Work & Human Services

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12 Aug 2010

This research examined the experiences of people accessing the alternative finance sector in Queensland. The focus of the research was on high cost, short-term loans, known traditionally as ‘payday loans’. The project utilised surveys and interviews with borrowers, lenders and other industry stakeholders...

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5 Jul 2010

Between 2001 and 2006, significant population growth occurred along the eastern seaboard states of Australia. A substantial proportion of this growth occurred outside capital cities, particularly on the urban fringes of large cities, coastal areas and the areas around mining towns.

This study focuses...

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