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Natasha Cortis

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0000-0003-2035-6146
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Social Policy Research Centre (UNSW)

Dr Natasha Cortis researches the organisation, delivery and evaluation of human services, and has special interest in paid care work; the non-government sector; and the community services workforce.


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Research report

25 Jul 2017

This report profiles 1,465 registered charities which reported that their main activity in 2015 was aged care. It is a companion report to Australian Charities Report 2015.

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In 2015 Australia’s 1,465 aged care charities made up 2.9% of all...

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Report

13 Jul 2017

This report is concerned with prospects for quality services and decent jobs under Australia's National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Specifically, it examines how the prices set by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) are: 

• affecting disability support workers; ...

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Research report

30 Jun 2017

This report analyses information from almost 1,500 disability service workers. It explores their characteristics and perceptions of their working conditions; their experiences of working under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS); and their concerns about the implementation of the...

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Research report

02 May 2017

This report profiles almost 19,000 of Australia’s smallest charities registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (ACNC), each of which reported an income of less than $50,000 in 2015.

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In 2015, 37.1% of Australia’s 50,908...

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Research report

13 Dec 2016

Australia’s charities deliver services, make grants, and perform a wide range of other activities to advance health, education, welfare, religious and other charitable causes. This report provides the most comprehensive record to date of charities registered with Australia’s charities regulator...

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Research report

24 Oct 2016

The research report builds on the literature review contained in the ANROWS Landscapes paper “Building effective policies and services to promote women’s economic security following domestic violence: State of knowledge paper” (Cortis and Bullen, 2015). That paper discussed how economic abuse is...

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Evaluation

20 Jul 2016

The NSW Government has invested heavily in reforms to the child protection system in response to the rising number of children entering out of home care (OOHC) and high re‐reporting rates for children known to child protective services, as highlighted by the ‘Wood Inquiry’ in 2008.

As...

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Research report

01 Feb 2016

The Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC) was commissioned by Family Day Care Australia to conduct research into quality in family day care. Six high quality services agreed to participate in the study. At each service, the SPRC research team conducted interviews with families, educators,...

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Research report

04 Dec 2015

The Australian Charities Report 2014 is the first analysis of its kind, revealing previously unknown facts about the finances and sustainability of Australia’s charity sector.

Produced by the Centre for Social Impact in partnership with the Social Policy Research Centre at the University...

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Research report

11 Aug 2015

Summary: This state of knowledge paper outlines what is currently known about the economic tactics and financial impact of domestic violence, and ways to promote women’s economic security during and following violence.

Research and policy literature highlights the need...

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