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Greg Marston

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Discussion paper

2 Dec 2016
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Does a world with more insecure work need to be a world of greater instability and fear? Are protectionism and nationalism appropriate responses? Are there alternative policy approaches which can bring people and communities together instead of driving them ever further apart?

With global...

Article

27 Oct 2014
476

In an essay titled ‘What is social policy’, Richard Titmuss wrote: ‘What is “welfare” for some groups may be “illfare" for others’. Titmuss was ahead of his time in urging political commentators and social policy researchers to consider the broad welfare landscape and the mechanisms...

Report

13 Aug 2012
367

This report presents an insight into the role of small, short-term loans in the lives of Australians. This area of the financial services sector has been growing rapidly in Australia over the past two decades. Our research aim was to explore the main reasons for...

Report

12 Aug 2010
170

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...

Report

13 Oct 2003
48

In this report Sue Lackner and Greg Marston examine Centrelink breaching trends for the past three years and the incidence of Job Network participation reporting. While there has been a relative decline in the rate of Centrelink breaching over the past three years, the submission...

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