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"Australian social security policy and job-seekers' motivation" /

by Ziguras, Stephen.

Publisher: 2004Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

A guide to Australian government payments /

by Australia. Department of Human Services. Centrelink.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australian Government. Department of Human Services. Centrelink 2009 -Description: pp.Other title: Centrelink payments booklet.Online Access: Website Notes: On behalf of the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and the Department of Education and Workplace RelationsSummary: The Guide to Australian Government payments gives details of the payment rates and eligibility criteria for all payments made by Centrelink and the Family Assistance Office. The product is updated quarterly to reflect any changes in payment rates during this timeAvailability: (1)

A new deal for unemployed Australians? /

by Finn, Dan.

Publisher: 2001Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: (1)

Caught in the safety net : the costs of Centrelink debt recovery and prosecution. /

by Hughes, Camilla | Anglicare Tasmania.

Publisher: Hobart, Tas. Social Action and Research Centre, Anglicare Tasmania, 2008Description: 58 p. : ill.Notes: April 2008 Bibliography: p. 56-58Summary: "This report looks at the experiences of Tasmanian Centrelink customers who are in debt to Centrelink. It provides an overview of one state's experience of a decade of changes in social security law, declining legal aid funding and mounting social and economic pressures - such as the 'churning' of the low wage and casual labour market and the growing affordable housing crisis."Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Centrelink as entry point to the Personal Support Program : lessons from the Community Support Program. /

by MacDonald, Helen.

Publisher: 2001Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Centrelink's customer charter : follow-up audit : Centrelink. /

by Australian National Audit Office.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australian National Audit Office 2007Description: 87 p.Notes: BSL Employment Services involved in assessment procedures for audits.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Centrelink's review and appeals system follow-up audit : Centrelink. /

by Australian National Audit Office.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australian National Audit Office 2007Description: 131 p.Notes: BSL Employment Services involved in assessment procedures for audits.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Community Link in New Zealand : a report based on site visits and key stakeholder consultations in Wellington and Christchurch, 5-7 May 2010 /

by Horn, Michael | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2010Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: May 2010 Bibliography : p. 21 INTO AND OUT OF WORKSummary: Community Link aims to provide a more effective and efficient service to income support recipients and disadvantaged job seekers through an integrated approach that connects people in need with community and public sector organisations. The Australian Government, through an interdepartmental taskforce to strengthen government service delivery for job seekers established in late 2009, is implementing a trial of the NZ Community Link approach at four Centrelink Customer Service Centres, including Frankston. This report provides an assessment of the Community Link model based on brief site visits and discussions with senior policy managers, operational managers and Community Link Centre providers.Availability: Items available for loan: BSL Archives (1).

Contemporary perspectives on social work and the human services : challenges and change. /

by O'Connor, Ian (ed.) | Smyth, Paul (ed.).

Publisher: [Frenchs Forest, N.S.W.] Longman Publishing 2000Description: 208 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents: 1. Introduction: The challenges of change / Ian O'Connor, Jeni Warburton and Paul Smyth -- Part I The policy and the administrative context : optimism and uncertainty -- 2. Global pressures, national responses : the Australian welfare state in context / Peter Saunders -- 3. Human services and employment in the post-industrial labour market / John Quiggin -- 4. Rethinking the `Old Certainties' : social policy, the Labour Movement and the Whitlam years / Paul Smyth -- 5. Social policy and the global economy / Anna Yeatman -- 6. Competition, quasi-markets and the new welfare state / Mark Considine -- 7. The Third Sector in the human services : rethinking its role / Catherine McDonald -- Part II Professions and human services in the new environment -- 8. Professions in the post-industrial labour market / Margaret Shapiro -- 9. The profession of psychology in the new environment / Mary Sheehan -- Part III Remodelling human service practice 10. Critical perspectives on social work practice / Jan Fook -- 11. Community-based options for social work : sites for creative practice / Jim Ife -- 12. Social work : an enterprising profession in a competitive environment? / Andrew Jones -- 13. Rethinking social work for the new environment : international dimensions / Janet George -- 14. Social work and the human services in a corporatised environment : the case of Centrelink / Peta Fitzgibbon -- 15. Turning threats into challenges : a positive perspective on the future / Linda Rosenman.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Fairness, simplicity and integrity in social security. /

by Newman, Jocelyn.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Australian Council of Social Service 1997Description: 10 leaves.Notes: Congress held on 6-7 November 1997 Rec. no. for conference: B9526 indexed paperAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Family income support policy issues or "Building on a strong family assistance system" . /

by Dolan, Alex.

Publisher: Canberra A.C.T. Centre for Economic Policy Research 1999Notes: Paper presented to the Centre for Economic Policy Resarch Conference Labour Market Trends and Family Policies: Implications for Children. 14-15 July 1999Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Getting back on your feet : an evaluation of the Community Support Program. /

by MacDonald, Helen | Brotherhood of St Laurence | Jope, Sally.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2000Description: vi, 59 p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: September 2000 "With research assistance by Sally Jope." "A partnership project between Hanover Welfare Services, Melbourne Citymission, Anglicare Tasmania and the Brotherhood of St Laurence." Website : http://www.bsl.org.auAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (2).
Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

How do administrative arrangements affect exit from unemployment payments? : the case of the job seeker diary in Australia. /

by Borland, Jeff | Tseng, Yi-Ping.

Publisher: [Parkville, Vic.] Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research 2003Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Improving the job network for people in housing crisis : the experiences of clients of two Melbourne agencies. /

by Horn, Michael.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. [Hanover] 1998Description: 32 p. + appendices.Notes: November 1998Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Incentives, rewards, motivation and the receipt of income support /

by Homel, Jacqueline | Australia. Department of Families, Housing, Community services and Indigenous Affairs | Ryan, Chris.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australia. Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 2010Description: PDF.Other title: Australia. Department of Families, Housing, Community.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Bibliography : p. 43-47 INTO AND OUT OF WORKSummary: This report looks at how individuals in receipt of government income support change their behaviour when faced with new incentives or requirements placed upon them by the agency providing their income support. The report explores the circumstances in which changes in incentives or behavioural requirements might fail to have their intended effect or have unintended consequences, and how this behavioural change is influenced by societal norms. The study addresses these issues through a review of relevant literature in economics and psychology.Availability: (1)

Income management and the rights of Indigenous Australians to equity /

by Altman, Jon C | Australian National University. Centre for Aboriginal conomic Policy Research.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research 2010Description: PDF.Other title: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research. Topical issue.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: June 2010 Bibliography : p. 10Summary: This paper examines the changing policy rationales for income management in prescribed Indigenous communities. The proposed welfare reforms currently before the Australian Parliament will fundamentally alter a citizenship rights-based approach to welfare, replacing it with one that is skewed towards a far higher level of state governmentality of citizen subjects. Yet there is no evidence that such measures generate positive benefits.Availability: (1)

Innovation and imagination at work. /

by Australian Institute of Management.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. McGraw-Hill 2001Description: xiii, 189 p. : ill.Notes: Series editor : Carolyn BarkerAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Making it work : report of the Independent Review of Breaches and Penalties in the Social Security System : summary and list of recommendations. /

by Pearce, Dennis | Disney, Julian | Ridout, Heather.

Publisher: Independent Review of Breaches and Penalties in the Social Security System. "The Review" 2002Description: 16p.Notes: Cover title.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Making it work : report of the Independent Review of Breaches and Penalties in the Social Security System. /

by Pearce, Dennis | Disney, Julian | Ridout, Heather.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Independent Review of Breaches and Penalties in the Social Security System 2002Description: ix, 116p.Notes: Cover title.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Management of Job Network contracts : Department of Employment, Workplace Relations and Small Business. /

by Australian National Audit Office.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australian National Audit Office 2000Description: 100 p.Notes: Website : http://www.anao.gov.auAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (2).

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