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    • Opening address 

      Graycar, Adam (1991-07)
      Our research and advocacy should be oriented to a self-renewing society, ready to improvise solutions to problems it won't recognize until tomorrow. We need to lay foundations now and the SPRC has a crucial role to play ...
    • Opening of "Sturt House" 

      Graycar, Adam (1990-12)
      Child care has always been politically controversial. Of all the States except Tasmania, South Australia has the highest proportion of mature age students commencing as undergraduates. Most (55%) of new mature age students ...
    • Opening speech for Elderly Day Care Centre 

      Graycar, Adam (1987-06)
      Governments are encouraging people to live as independently as possible and to stay where most people want most to stay for as long as possible - at home - in a private residence rather than in residential care. The ...
    • Outline of crime in our neighbourhoods: myths and realities 

      Graycar, Adam (1999-03)
      We cannot understand crime without understanding the community we live in, and the dynamics and changes which lubricate and confront it. Strategies to improve community safety must target both the potential offender and ...
    • Participation 

      Graycar, Adam (1976-11)
      Can the poorly educated person of low socio-economic status participate equally with the well trained engineer in the shiny suit? Is participation a threat to expertise? This is one of the themes taken up in the context ...
    • People smuggling: national security implications 

      Graycar, Adam; Tailby, Rebecca (2000-08)
      The smuggling and trafficking of human beings has increased throughout the world, owing to the globalisation process and other factors. The problem is exacerbated in size and seriousness by the growing involvement of ...
    • People smuggling: national security implications 

      Graycar, Adam; Tailby, Rebecca (2002-02)
      The smuggling and trafficking of human beings has increased throughout the world, owing to the globalisation process and other factors. The problem is exacerbated in size and seriousness by the growing involvement of ...
    • Pets and the elderly 

      Graycar, Adam (1986-10)
      Research around the world has shown the value of pets for older people. A pet is a friend to whom the loneliest person, practically incapable of communication with fellow humans can talk and express affection. People who ...
    • Points on discrimination 

      Graycar, Adam (1987-10)
      Age discrimination is making a choice which disadvantages, unfairly or unreasonably, an elderly person because of their age. The Equal Opportunity Act 1984 makes it unlawful to make a choice between two people on the ...
    • The politics of ageing 

      Graycar, Adam (1984-11)
      In the Social Welfare Research Centre we have been working on policy issues in aged care and we have analysed social welfare, which we have described as systems of allocations in any society in which benefits are distributed ...
    • A population policy for South Australia 

      Graycar, Adam (2004-05)
      Current research is predicting South Australia's population will go into long-term decline within 25 years. Statistics of populations within South Australia are presented along with the reasons for this projection, such ...
    • A population policy for South Australia: policy update 

      Graycar, Adam (2005-06)
      An update of previous presentations titled 'A population policy for South Australia: prosperity through people'. Gives an overview of the role of Government, role of Cabinet, role of the Public Service, public policy ...
    • A population policy for South Australia: prosperity through people 

      Graycar, Adam (2004-12)
      Speeches discuss demographic trends in South Australia, population projections, population policy objectives, key initiatives and longer term responses.
    • Post secondary education 

      Graycar, Adam (1992-10)
      This speech uses aspects of both the Finn and Carmichael Reports concerning the state of post secondary education, vocational training, apprenticeships, university, year 12, TAFE system and school retention rates.
    • Predicting success: what works 

      Graycar, Adam (2000-09)
      Predicting success involves a complex set of factors that may involve intervention at different points in the life cycle. There are two levels of activity in which success can be predicted: preventing offending; and ...
    • Probation and parole 2000 

      Graycar, Adam (1997-07)
      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 ...
    • Public and private in welfare services 

      Graycar, Adam (1983-05)
      This paper examines relationships between non-government welfare organizations (NGWOs) and governments, and discusses questions relating to the boundaries between statutory and non-statutory activities privatization of ...
    • Public policy 

      Graycar, Adam (1988-10)
      Why does the policy process result in one type of policy rather than another? Depending on the circumstances, the answer may lie in the realm of ideology, or in the realm of pure expediency, or somewhere in between, where ...
    • Public policy and the non-government welfare sector 

      Graycar, Adam; Yates, Ian (1981-08)
      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 ...
    • Recognising plumbers 

      Graycar, Adam (2006-11)
      The Mutual Recognition Act 1992 is supposed to address the problem of skilled labour licenses being in isolation in each State, plumbing being one of them. The aim is to make it easier for skilled workers to move between ...