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Seuwandi Wickramasinghe

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Trampolines not traps

This paper draws on policy analysis and interviews with 27 Victorian women to propose a multidimensional framework for understanding and achieving economic security for low-income single mothers and their children.
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Not simply business as usual

This report provides insights from Money For Jam, a micro-enterprise initiative for older women.
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Building bridges to work

The Given the Chance for Asylum Seekers program acted as a ‘bridge’ to employment for asylum seekers, circumventing some of the challenges of constrained visa conditions and barriers in mainstream recruitment. This final report examines the employment trajectories of program participants.
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Working for everyone? Enhancing employment services for mature age jobseekers

This research summary brings together the findings from a Brotherhood of St Laurence study exploring how Australia’s jobactive employment services might better assist mature age jobseekers to get work.
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Help, but not real help: mature age jobseeker perspectives on employment services in Australia

Analysis of interviews with mature age jobseekers showed that there is disjunction between what these jobseekers say they need from employment services and what they get.