Person

Ciara Smyth

Report

Women's lifework: labour market transition experiences of women: final report prepared for the Commonwealth, State Territories and New Zealand Ministers' Conference on the Status of Women (MINCO) funded by the Womens Activity Trust Fund

The study aimed to capture the labour market transition experiences of Australian mothers who are balancing work and family responsibilities. It used qualitative and quantitative methods, involving in-depth interviews with 20 mothers and an analysis of quantitative data from the Household Income and Labour Dynamics...
Evaluation

Practice First evaluation report

This report describes the evaluation of the implementation and service system outcomes of Practice First across 24 CSCs in NSW. The evaluation used four methodologies, with findings from each triangulated to strengthen conclusions.
Report

Out of home care for children in Australia: a review of literature and policy

The aims of the study were to review trends in out-of-home care, both in the numbers of children being placed in different types of care in Australia and in the ways of organising and supporting such care that are emerging in different national and State...
Report

Women’s lifework: labour market transition experiences of women

Ciara Smyth, Margot Rawsthorne and Peter Siminski describe the labour market transition experiences of Australian mothers who are balancing work and family responsibilities. The study reveals the contextual, fluid and complex nature of the life and work decisions that women who are parents make over...