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Fiona Macdonald

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Precarity and job instability on the frontlines of NDIS support work

In this report, researchers document the experience of front-line disability service workers under the NDIS based on first-hand qualitative interviews.
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Reasonable, necessary and valued: pricing disability services for quality support and decent jobs

This report examines the prospects for quality services and decent jobs under Australia's National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
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Hard labour? Pregnancy, discrimination and workplace rights

The main aims of this study were to identify the nature of the difficulties currently experienced by Victorian women workers before, during and after taking maternity leave; and to identify whether, and the extent to which, the WorkChoices changes have exacerbated or might exacerbate these...
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Women and WorkChoices: impacts on the low pay sector

This report analyses qualitative findings about the impact of WorkChoices on women workers most of whom are on minimum wages.This report analyses qualitative findings about the impact of WorkChoices on women workers most of whom are on minimum wages.