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Natalie Skinner

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Developing job quality benchmarks in Australian aged care services

This report uses detailed analysis of the National Aged Care Workforce Census and Survey, 2012, to identify benchmarks of job quality for Personal Care Attendants (PCAs) and Community Care Workers (CCWs).
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Developing job quality benchmarks: work related injuries and illnesses

This report uses detailed analysis of the National Aged Care Workforce Census and Survey, 2012, to identify the incidence and causes of work-related injuries/illnesses for Personal Care Attendants (PCAs) and Community Care Workers (CCWs). The analysis is used to provide Work Health and Safety benchmarks...
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The persistent challenge: living, working and caring in Australia in 2014

The Australian Work and Life Index (AWALI) survey measures how work intersects with other life activities, as seen by a randomly selected representative group of 2,690 working Australians.
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A framework for adaptation of Australian households to heat waves

Climate change is leading to an increased frequency and severity of heat waves. Spells of several consecutive days of unusually high temperatures have led to increased mortality rates for the more vulnerable in the community. The problem is compounded by the escalating energy costs and...
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Morning, noon and night: the infiltration of work email into personal and family life

We live in a time of rapidly changing technology that impacts on every aspect of our lives. Perhaps the most noticeable changes are developments in technologies that enhance our capacity to communicate with each other and access information. Smartphones, laptops, broadband and wi-fi provide 24/7...