Person

Lisa Fowkes

Description

Lisa has spent over a decade working in employment services, including as CEO of a large non profit employment services provider with operations across urban, regional and remote Australia. Most recently she has worked as a consultant in non profit management and policy.

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Working paper

8 Apr 2019
13

This paper analyses the pattern of income support penalties applied to people participating in remote employment services from 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2018. Between 30 000 and 37 000 unemployed Australians were participating in these services at any given time during this period....

Discussion paper

2 Dec 2016
404

The Community Development Programme (CDP) is a remote-area Work for the Dole scheme that principally affects Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The program is billed by the government as 'helping people find work, and allowing them to contribute to their communities and gain skills...

Working paper

22 Jun 2016
117

Abstract

CAEPR Working Paper 108/2016 described the number and pattern of social security penalties being applied to jobseekers participating in the Remote Jobs and Communities Program. The paper argued that more onerous requirements of jobseekers in the remote areas covered by that scheme...

Working paper

2 May 2016
111

In July 2013, a new Australian Government-funded labour market program was implemented across remote Australia: the Remote Jobs and Communities Program (RJCP). The program (now renamed and restructured as the Community Development Programme - CDP) had a case load of around 36 000 people, of...

Report

16 Mar 2015
289

This working paper reports on a survey of provider organisations conducted almost one year into the implementation of Remote Jobs and Communities Program.

Abstract

On 1 July 2013, a new labour market and community participation program-the Remote Jobs and Communities Program (RJCP)-started...

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