Catherine Spooner


Intergenerational homelessness and the intergenerational use of homelessness services

This is the position paper for a study examining the prevalence, nature and impact of intergenerational homelessness in Australia. It looks at the patterns and determinants of intergenerational homelessness and homelessness service-use in Australia, and the role and impact of service delivery and policy interventions...

Non-government organisations in the alcohol and other drugs sector: issues and options for sustainability

This report presents the results of research by the Social Policy Research Centre into the governance, sustainability and funding of non- profit non-government organisations in the alcohol and other drugs sector in Australia. The research included a review of the research literature as well as...

Social determinants of drug use

In the past decade there has been increased concern with broader environmental influences on health and wellbeing, but relatively little attention has been given to the social determinants of problematic alcohol and other drug use. Attempting to fill this gap, this report by Catherine Spooner...