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    • 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 ...
    • Recognition of overseas skills 

      Graycar, Adam (2006-11)
      On 10 February 2006, COAG agreed to a new national approach to apprenticeships, training and skills recognition to help alleviate skill shortages currently evident in many parts of the country. COAG decided there was need ...
    • Reconciliation & crime: Aboriginal juvenile justice issues 

      Graycar, Adam (1997-05)
      There is a disproportionate number of Aboriginal juveniles in the juvenile justice system. There has been an overall increase in the national over-representation level between September 1993 when an Indigenous juvenile ...
    • Repairing the harm of youth crime 

      Graycar, Adam (2000-09)
      While recognising that crime is wrong, restorative justice recognises that retribution can lead to the further alienation of the offender from society and therefore increase the likelihood of continued anti-social behaviour. ...
    • Research and policy 

      Graycar, Adam (1986-04)
      Policy making involves planning and negotiation. Researchers develop theory, provide data, promote socio-technical solutions. Research is one small element in the policy process.
    • Resident-funded aged accommodation 

      Graycar, Adam (1986-04)
      As part of their marketing strategy, promoters of retirement villages offer a lifestyle which will ensure happiness, security and fulfilment. Unfortunately it is not possible to assess the relative importance of the ...
    • Residents in nursing homes 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-07)
      In our society elderly people have a greater diversity of living arrangements than any other group - most live independently in their own homes - some with spouses, some alone, some with their children and grandchildren, ...
    • Retirement 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-06)
      Retirement is a fairly recent phenomenon dating back no more than a century and a half. Retirement comes differently to different people - some long for it to get them away from tedium, boredom and drudgery - others look ...
    • Retirement villages 

      Graycar, Adam (1988-08)
      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, ...
    • Retirement villages 

      Graycar, Adam (1986)
      There are many types of "retirement villages", some operated by charitable or religious bodies, some by public authorities and some by commercial developers. People wishing to move into such a village generally must be ...
    • Retirement, ageing and social policy 

      Graycar, Adam (1987-05)
      There are 3 factors that need to be considered when talking about retirement and each of these factors represents a stage in the retirement process that requires adjustment. (1) the retirement 'event'; (2) the 'process' ...
    • The right to shelter - elderly people in residential care 

      Graycar, Adam; Sumner, Ros (1987-09)
      The looming explosion in social care poses formidable challenges for policy makers in the gerontological area. Our residential care system which provides sheltered and supported accommodation for disabled people both young ...
    • Rights to information, education and freedom of choice: the vulnerable consumer 

      Graycar, Adam (1990-02)
      Callers to the Office for the Ageing usually want information. Of some 3,000 calls last year, over half were requests for information: nursing homes, guardianship, podiatry, house cleaning, transport, funeral expenses, ...
    • Risk and crime 

      Graycar, Adam (2004-03)
      Crime is the result of complex changes in economic, social and cultural factors such as unemployment, dysfunctional families, child abuse, poor education, community breakdown economic inequality and substance abuse. ...
    • Risk management strategies in Cabinet submissions: the new Cabinet guidelines achieving the requirements for the risk of management strategy 

      Graycar, Adam (2003-11)
      Summarises the new Cabinet structure and its guidelines to manage risks for South Australia. Covers health services, declining tax base, electricity privatisation, invasion of Iraq, Clean Air Abatement Policy, population, ...
    • Role of Governments, Cabinet and the Public Service 

      Graycar, Adam (2005-10)
      Gives an overview of the role of the South Australian Government, role of Cabinet, role of the Public Service, public policy development, Government budgets, population and demographics of South Australia.
    • The role of Governments, Cabinet and the Public Service 

      Graycar, Adam (2005-04)
      Speech explains how Government and Cabinet work, structure of the SA Government, what Governments do, role of Ministers, role of Cabinet, role of the Public Service, policy-making and Parliamentary processes.
    • Royal Adelaide Hospital School of Nursing graduation address 

      Graycar, Adam (1989-10)
      The most common set of stereotypes was that older people were almost universally debilitated and depressed, daggy and despicable, daft and dejected, demented and dotty. It was commonly assumed that before long our society ...
    • Rural ageing 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-08)
      The structure of our elderly population is undergoing a dramatic change at the moment and our society is on the verge of some quite significant and monumental changes. At the beginning of this century life expectancy for ...
    • Safeguarding Australia 

      Graycar, Adam (2003-03)
      The Australian Institute of Criminology is a social science agency that works with social scientists and law enforcement researchers and practitioners in Australia and internationally. Safeguarding Australia is a theme ...