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Will you still need me, will you still feed me, when I'm 64?
Most people who are 64 are not sick, are not disabled, are not desperately poor, are reasonably well housed and like the locations they live in. There are however significant numbers that do have difficulties in many ...
Drugs and law enforcement
The overwhelming majority of those who use illicit drugs do not commit property crime or violent crime. There is however, a strong link between predatory crime and illicit drug use and the focus of this paper is on law ...
An eye for evaluation
A model is developed by which evaluation of social work services can study a cross-section of factors which affect the performance of that service. It demonstrates how the boundaries of an evaluation can be defined without ...
Crime prevention perspectives
There are three strategic challenges in delivering crime prevention outcomes: slowing the growth or escalation of crime; reducing crime; preventing crime from occurring in the first place. Different parts of the crime ...
Probation and parole 2000
Community corrections will be a growth industry. From 1976 to 1996 the number of people in prison doubled, and the imprisonment rate per 100,000 adult population in Australia rose from 90 to 122 (up 34%). Probation and ...
Drivers, risks and opportunities
Snapshot of the SA Government, role of Cabinet, Cabinet's workload, policy-making process, political issue drivers behind Government's policy agenda, and South Australia's strategic plan.
Current demographic points of interest (Labour force and ethnicity excluded)
This paper summarises Australia's demographic changes over recent years and population projections compared to other countries.
Who are the carers ; what are their needs?
The rates of chronic illness in all industrial societies are very high. Chronic conditions increase in incidence with age. The Australian Bureau of Statistics survey identified the extent of chronicity in Australia, ...
Ageing and public administration
Over the next 25 years S.A.'s population will increase by 27%; the population aged 65 and over by 67%; the population aged 75 and over by 118% and the over 85s by 225%. When translated into goods and services and social ...
For some older people moving is an important and necessary activity and it makes life easier and more comfortable, provides a less stressful lifestyle and gives people a new lease of life. For others it is deeply distressing, ...