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Vulnerable people

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Report

Māori involvement in State care 1950–1999

This research uses data from several locations and agencies about Māori who were abused in State care between 1950 and 1999.
Strategy

Getting to fair: breaking down barriers to essential services

This strategy addresses consumer’s experience of vulnerability and aims to break down the barriers faced when accessing and engaging with essential services.
Draft report

Getting to fair: breaking down barriers to essential services - strategy draft

This draft strategy aims to ensure the Victorian Essential Services Commission’s work supports access to essential services for consumers experiencing vulnerability.
Report

Report on the deliberative engagement process with Victorian consumers

This report documents the deliberative community engagement program delivered to inform Vulnerability Strategy to facilitate more equitable access to essential services.
Guide

Reforming social services regulation: a brief introduction to the reforms

This guide provides a baseline level of information about changes that will streamline the way child youth and family, homelessness, state disability and supported residential services are regulated.
Report

Atlas of the stateless

In this report, the authors explain why people become stateless and provide solutions for reducing the number of stateless people worldwide.
Report

Exploring regulatory approaches to consumer vulnerability

Providing a contemporary understanding of consumer vulnerability, this report looks at why regulators are focusing on this in regulatory design, and provides some lessons and opportunities for change.
Report

Abuse and neglect of vulnerable adults in NSW – the need for action

This report demonstrates the need for a comprehensive safeguarding approach in NSW for vulnerable adults living in the community – including an effective response to the abuse and neglect of both vulnerable adults with disability and older people.
Policy report

Inclusive, connected and just: our vision for NSW

This report identifies areas where the current system is not working well for disadvantaged people. It outlines concrete, achievable solutions to ensure that some of the most marginalised people in our communities do not miss out on the benefits of a strong economy.
Report

Be cool in Gannawarra

Be Cool in Gannawarra focused on vulnerable populations of under 5 years olds and over 65-year-olds. The project focused on improving the service that are able to provide clients in Home and Community Care and Maternal Child and Health assessments to include heat as a...
Report

The role of private rental brokerage in housing outcomes for vulnerable Australians

Private rental brokerage programs (PRBPs) are a key pillar of support for disadvantaged people accessing and sustaining private rental. This is in addition to more formal private rental assistance programs delivered by state and territory governments; and Commonwealth financial assistance in the form of Commonwealth...
Report

Disaster and disadvantage: social vulnerability in emergency management

This report describes who is most at risk of being socially vulnerable in an emergency or disaster and what needs to be done to better protect them and improve their recovery Executive summary: While they can be devastating for all affected individuals and communities and...
Conference paper

'Hot spots' project: spatial vulnerability to heat events in Melbourne Australia

In Australia heat waves claim more lives than any other natural hazard. To direct population adaptation strategies for a changing climate, it is necessary to be able to identify the location of groups within our population who are most vulnerable to adverse health outcomes associated...