Maree Petersen

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16 Jun 2014

This project examined older people’s homelessness in Australia, with a particular focus on the experience of becoming homeless for the first time in later life.

This research project drew on individual client case records and interviews with professionals working in the Assistance with Care...


9 Mar 2009

This study draws attention to ageist stereotypes and assumptions of older people held by professionals involved in the policy, design and planning of the built environment, in particular residential complexes.

Data was collected as part of a larger study concerned with the growth in...


14 Feb 2007

This paper has been prepared as the first in a series of papers associated with the development of the Australian Population and Policy Simulation Model (APPSIM). The APPSIM dynamic population microsimulation model is being developed as part of an Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage grant...


11 Jan 2007

The provision of before and after school care services, and the subsidy of these services through the Commonwealth Child Care Benefit, provide substantial support to many women in combining and balancing work and family. Relatively little analysis has been done in an Australian context, however,...


7 Mar 2005

Relatively little research has been conducted into child care affordability and availability, leaving a gap in information for public debate and decision making. Rebecca Cassells, Justine McNamara, Rachel Lloyd and Ann Harding aim to lessen this gap by analysing self-reported problems with child care affordability...

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