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ABC Learning Centres : a case study of Australia's largest child care corporation /

by Rush, Emma | The Australia Institute | Downie, Christian.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. The Australia Institute 2006Description: PDF.Other title: The Australia Institute. Discussion Paper ; no. 87.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: June 2006Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Affluenza : when too much is never enough. /

by Hamilton, Clive | Denniss, Richard.

Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. Allen & Unwin 2005Description: ix, 224 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.Summary: This book is a critique of the western world s addiction to over-consumption. The authors pose the question: if the economy is doing so, why are Australians not becoming happier? They argue that people focus too much on what they lack. Hamilton and Denniss explore the messages of consumerism and marketing, and the effects of debt, overwork, waste and over-spending. In the final section they propose a refreshing alternative political philosophy, based on a commitment to improving well-being rather than mere accumulation of wealth.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Baby boomers and retirement : dreams, fears and anxieties. /

by Hamilton, Myra | The Australia Institute | Hamilton, Clive.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. The Australia Institute 2006Description: xv, 71 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 63-65) September 2006 Retirement & ageingAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Carpe Diem : the deferred happiness syndrome /

by Hamilton, Clive | The Australia Institute.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. The Australia Institute 2004Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Child care quality in Australia . /

by Rush, Emma.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. The Australia Institute 2006Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Choosing not to choose : making superannuation work. /

by Fear, Josh | The Australia Institute | Pace, Geraldine.

Publisher: [Manuka, A.C.T.] The Australia Institute 2008Description: PDF.Notes: Includes bibliographical references. Retirement & ageingAvailability: No items available

Climate change and Australian coastal shipping . /

by Macintosh, Andrew | The Australia Institute.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. The Australia Institute 2007Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.tai.org.au/documents/dp_fulltext/DP97.pdf' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:46:00 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Consumer capitalism : is this as good as it gets? /

by Hamilton, Clive.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. The Australia Institute 2004Description: PDF.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Equality of opportunity in Australia : myth and reality. /

by Argy, Fred.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. The Australia Institute 2006Description: PDF.Availability: No items available

Long overdue : the macroeconomic benefits of paid parental leave /

by Richardson, David | The Australia Institute | Fletcher, Tully.

Publisher: Manuka, A.C.T. The Australia Institute 2009Description: PDF.Other title: The Australia Institute policy brief ; no. 1.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: April 2009Summary: Despite decades of campaigning, Australia is one of only two OECD countries that do not provide comprehensive paid parental leave. As Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard said in October last year: 'This is an issue that's been neglected for a long period of time'. In responding to the release of the recent Productivity Commission (PC) draft report into paid parental leave, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd stated: 'This Australian Government believes the time has come to bite the bullet on this and we intend to do so'. He did not however commit to addressing the issue before the 2009 Federal Budget.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Lost children : condemning children to long-term disadvantage. /

by Flood, Michael | The Australia Institute.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. The Australia Institute 2004Description: viii, 40 p.Notes: URL: 'https://www.tai.org.au/' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:16:37 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseSummary: Recognising the benefits of early childhood education and care, this discussion paper documents the strong influence of parents incomes on their access to and use of child-care. The author concludes that poorer parents are priced out of the care they need for their children and parents in disadvantaged communities are more likely to find that no child-care places are available.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Making fines fairer /

by Hamilton, Clive | The Australia Institute.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. The Australia Institute 2004Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Missing out : unclaimed government assistance and concession benefits /

by Baker, David | Austalia Institute.

Publisher: Manuka, A.C.T. Austalia Institute 2010Description: PDF.Other title: Austalia Institute policy brief ; no. 14.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: May 2010 Bibliography : p. 31-33Summary: An analysis of just four Centrelink payments, the Parenting Payment, the Carer Allowance, the Disability Support Pension and the Bereavement Allowance, revealed that in 2008, more than 168,000 Australians missed out on government assistance estimated to be worth Availability: (1)

Money and power : the case for better regulation in banking /

by Fear, Josh | The Australia Institute | Denniss, Richard | Richardson, David.

Publisher: Manuka, A.C.T. The Australia Institute 2010Description: PDF.Other title: The Australia Institute paper ; no. 4.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: August 2010 Bibliography : p. 37-40Summary: The power of Australia's big four banks is unmistakeable. Their underlying profits equate to almost three per cent of GDP, up from less than one per cent a quarter of a century ago. Of every Availability: (1)

Off to work : commuting in Australia . /

by Flood, Michael | Barbato, Claire.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. The Australia Institute 2005Description: PDF.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Overconsumption in Britain : a culture of middle-class complaint? /

by Hamilton, Clive.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. The Australian Institute 2003Description: PDF.Notes: Library also holds print copySummary: In the United Kingdom, a high proportion of citizens feel that their incomes are inadequate to buy everything they really need. A companion study to Discussion Paper 49, "Overconsumption in Australia : the rise of the middle-class battler" by Clive Hamilton (B11233).Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Response to federal government critique of the national greenhouse accounts and land clearing : do the numbers stack up? /

by Macintosh, Andrew | The Australia Institute.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. The Australia Institute 2007Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

School vouchers : an evaluation of their impact on education outcomes. /

by Macintosh, Andrew | Wilkinson, Deb.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. The Australia Institute 2006Description: xii, 82 p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: July 2006Summary: This paper considers the likely effects of introducing in Australia a school voucher scheme that is, a universal government education payment per child to parents, who could spend it on a public or private school of their choice. The authors conclude that the claimed benefits are largely unsupported by the available evidence, and that vouchers could have adverse effects on equal opportunity and social cohesion, as well as being expensive.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Silencing dissent : non-government organisations and Australian democracy. /

by Maddison, Sarah | Denniss, Richard | Hamilton, Clive.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. The Australia Institute 2004Description: xiv, 64p, 2p.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: (1)

Siting nuclear power plants in Australia : where would they go? /

by Macintosh, Andrew | The Australia Institute.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. The Australia Institute 2007Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.tai.org.au/documents/downloads/WP94.pdf' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:42:04 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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