Person

Natasha Cortis

Report

Australia's community sector and COVID-19: supporting communities through crisis

This report provides insight into the status of Australia’s community sector during July 2020, a period in which the sector grappled with the significant health, social and economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, and rapid changes in policy and service delivery.
Report

Working in new disability markets: a survey of Australia's disability workforce

This report is based on a nationwide survey of more than 2,300 responses from across the disability sector in March 2020. It reveals that a key concern for workers is the rising casualisation of the workforce, with many staff having to work less than full...
Report

The disability workforce and COVID-19: initial experiences of the outbreak

This report provides analysis of workers’ experiences of delivering disability services and supports in the early stages of the outbreak of COVID-19 in Australia. Data is drawn from a survey of disability workers conducted in March 2020.
Evaluation

Evaluation of 1800RESPECT – final report

Researchers from the SPRC and the Gendered Violence Research Network at UNSW Sydney undertook this evaluation of 1800RESPECT, the national online and telephone counselling service for people affected by domestic and family violence and sexual assault.
Report

Meeting the social and emotional support needs of older people using aged care services

Aged care services touch the lives of substantial – and increasing – numbers of people. This report draws data from several sources to explore how aged care services could better fulfil older people’s social and emotional support needs.