Brian Howe


Advisory panel on the economic potential of senior Australians: reports and government response

In April 2011 the federal government established an Advisory Panel on the Economic Potential of Senior Australians to ensure the potential of the older members of our community is considered in a range of policy debates. The panel's three reports and the government's response are...

Election 2007: Family policy

Australia is still a country where life chances are unequal. This damages not only those children born into disadvantage, but society as a whole. Social policy reform is needed to improve the capabilities of disadvantaged and socially excluded Australian families. Janet Stanley and Brian Howe...

From risk to opportunity: labour markets in transition

This is the background paper by Stephen Ziguras, Mark Considine, Linda Hancock and Brian Howe for this week's conference, From Risk to Opportunity: Labour Markets in Transition, which is part of a project exploring new institutional arrangements in the area of social policy to cope...
Journal article

Affordable housing and regional growth: a challenge for planners and policy makers

The following issues in regional housing markets are discussed in this article: changed demand for housing; housing market response; and impact on low income households.

From risk to opportunity: labour markets in transition

The Centre for Public Policy, in association with the Brotherhood of St Laurence, Deakin University, Committee for Economic Development Australia and the National Institute of Economic and Industry Research, has embarked on a research project titled From Risk to Opportunity: Labour Markets in Transition. The...