Tony Vinson


Dropping off the edge 2015

This report shows that complex and entrenched disadvantage is experienced by a small but persistent number of locations in each state and territory across Australia.
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New national report highlights suburbs stuck in cycle of disadvantage

This report released by Jesuit Social Services and Catholic Social Services Australia finds that postcode is a good predictor of disadvantage.

Young people on remand in Victoria: balancing individual and community interests

This comprehensive report analyses current Australian and international trends in evidence-based prison policy in Australia and overseas. This includes a review of remand and its place within the criminal justice system.

Intergenerational disadvantage

For some time now work participation statistics in Australia have confronted us with the apparent prolongation of the disadvantages experienced by some parents in the lives of their offspring. Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS, 1994) data has indicated that young people whose parents are not...

Social inclusion and early childhood development

One of the most decisive findings of behavioural and social research has been the economic and social benefits of early education. The scale of those benefits will be outlined after examining the factors that enhance, or impede, a good beginning to children's education. The common...