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    • VAWIP conference opening address 

      Graycar, Adam (1996-05)
      VAWIP is a sub-program of the National Women's Justice Strategy, whose aim is to improve women's access to justice through initiatives that focus on addressing barriers faced by women, especially women with special needs. ...
    • Violence in Australia 

      Graycar, Adam (1999-12)
      Slides illustrating Australian crime statistics regarding homicides, assaults, robberies and juvenile arrests, mostly from 1996.
    • Violence in relationships 

      Graycar, Adam (1998-08)
      Statistics of homicide incidents in Australia 1 July 1989-30 June 1996, considering intimate and non-intimate partners, place of occurrence, gender of offender-victim, offender characteristics and victim characteristics.
    • Violence in the workplace: personal and political issues 

      Graycar, Adam (2003-05)
      Workplace violence has been defined by the European Commission (Wynne et al 1997) as "incidents where persons are abused, threatened or assaulted in circumstances related to their work, involving an explicit or implicit ...
    • Violence: directions for Australia - 10 years on 

      Graycar, Adam; Mouzos, Jenny (2002-11)
      This speech provides crime statistics in Australia and recommendations by the National Committee on Violence. Includes perceptions of safety by adult Australians, statistics for homicide, assault, sexual assault and ...
    • Volunteers in social welfare services 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-07)
      Organised professionalised social welfare services are relatively recent developments. In the history of social welfare, organised services came long before professionalised services. There have been people unable to ...
    • Welfare and the State: issues for the 1990s 

      Graycar, Adam (1989-03)
      As we look to the last decade of this century, after almost a century of formal welfare state activity, we can't get away from the one fundamental part of our analysis, and that is how people live and how they ought to ...
    • Welfare State 

      Graycar, Adam (1982-12)
      History of social welfare is as old as history of human race. History of the Welfare State is a much more recent phenomenon. Welfare State was born with a golden future ahead of it - political mechanism which could hope ...
    • Who are the carers ; what are their needs? 

      Graycar, Adam (1982-03)
      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, ...
    • Will you still need me, will you still feed me, when I'm 64? 

      Graycar, Adam (1988-06)
      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 ...
    • Women and ageing 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-10)
      15 per cent more women than men turn 65 each day. For a long time policy makers, researchers and community service people seemed to regard all elderly people as a homogenous group and use terms like "the aged'' to describe ...
    • Women and ageing 

      Graycar, Adam (1987-04)
      Our population aged 65 and over consists of 33% more women than men. Our population aged 80 and over comprises more than twice as many women than men. Mortality rates of the sexes differ dramatically too. Mortality per ...
    • Women police officers 

      Graycar, Adam (1996-07)
      Women are joining police organisations in increasing numbers. In 1995, women constituted 13.5% of sworn officers in Australia, with one police service as high as 17.3%. But they don't stay. They leave at disproportionate ...
    • Working in the aged care industry 

      Graycar, Adam (1988-06)
      As we look to the future we will see more older people, and we will see more of our older people living longer. Those working in ageing must ensure we are responsive to the needs of those around us and treat them in a ...
    • World University Consortium 

      Graycar, Adam (1990-11)
      The World University is a central component of the proposed Multifunction Polis in Adelaide. The World University will not be a fourth university campus in Adelaide or compete with other South Australian universities. ...
    • Young people & crime: breaking the cycle 

      Graycar, Adam (1999-02)
      This speech considers the lifestyles of young offenders, their ages, kinds of crimes committed, how many crimes committed, employment pattern, and involvement of drugs.
    • Young vs old 

      Graycar, Adam (1986-02)
      More than 10% of Australia's population is aged 65 or more. Most are not in the labour force and thus rely for their security on past investments; government pensions and benefits and services; and their families. Some ...