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1 Jan 2009

Regional adult education and training providers have been required in recent decades to adapt to funding structures rather than engage with their local communities. This has meant providing education programs that are funded based on national or State and Territory based policy frameworks, often linked...

Research report

9 Oct 2008

This paper uses microdata and NATSEM's microsimulation models to examine the spatial distribution of poverty among older single people and to test the likely impact upon national and small area poverty rates of an increase in the single age pension rate.

In recent months...

Research report

9 Sep 2008

This study tests two possible reform options and finds that they would be an effective way to reduce high effective marginal tax rates for around 450,000 parents, would benefit around 850,000 families, and would deliver additional assistance to middle income families living on the outskirts...

Research report

25 Aug 2008

This study shows that there has been rapid change in many of the characteristics of households in the top decile group of the Australian income distribution over the decade to 2005-06. Compared to ten years earlier, the heads of households at the top of the...

Research report

2 Jan 2008

The 18th AMP/NATSEM Income and Wealth Report finds that a typical Australian family spends $537,000 on raising two children from birth to 21 years. This is 23 per cent of household income, the same percentage as a broadly comparable family in 2002.

The 18th...

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