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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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Nature and extent of gender-based violence in individualised disability support and aged care services in Victoria

This scoping study, conducted for WorkSafe Victoria, reports on available evidence on the nature and extent of gender-based violence in individualised disability support and aged care services in Victoria. The study also explores what is known about the circumstances in which working conditions may provide...
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Women, work, care and COVID

This report examines how women in couple families with male partners and primary school-aged children managed work, family and remote schooling during long pandemic-related lockdowns. It draws on in-depth interviews with 14 women and the findings highlight how the triple load in lockdowns is taking...
Briefing paper

Day in the life of a care and support worker

This research uses time diaries and interviews to obtain detailed data on workers’ time during the working day and their paid and unpaid work.
Briefing paper

Budget analysis 2022-23: a budget to get to the May election – but no further

The Morrison Government has tabled its budget for the 2022-23 financial year. In this briefing paper, the Centre for Future Work's team of economists unpacks the budget, considers its effects and suggests alternatives.
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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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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.
Briefing paper

The October 2022-23 Commonwealth Budget: a good start ... but rocky times ahead

The new Albanese Government has tabled a revised budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year, revising revenue and spending forecasts. In this paper, Centre for Future Work researchers evaluate the budget's assumptions and policy measures from the perspective of workers and labour markets.
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Collective bargaining and wage growth in Australia

The weakness of wage growth in Australia over the past decade has been extreme by both historic and international standards. The authors of this report argue that the reforms proposed in the 'Secure Jobs, Better Wages' Bill represent important, but incremental steps in restoring a...