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Public policy and the non-government welfare sector
This is a working paper for a larger report "Non-government welfare and the state". From the earliest days in colonial Australia 'charitable organisations' have been part of the social welfare system. Also from the ...
An agenda for Australian social policy research
There are two ways of talking about research and how research fits into a policy agenda. First of all, we can talk about where research fits into policy generally, and secondly, how in the research centre where I work we ...
Health and social policy
Problems in health care planning and delivery are part of the political economy of all modern industrial nations regardless of the financing mechanisms used, regardless of the degree of regulation attempted, regardless of ...
Changing needs of the Australian community
In Australia, as in other industrial nations, expenditure on social policy items consumes the largest single item of public expenditure. This has led to intense political debate about whether we can continue to afford ...