Peter Saunders prize awarded

The inaugural Peter Saunders Prize was awarded to Lucy Groenhart and Terry Burke for their paper ‘What has happened to Australia’s public housing? Thirty years of policy and outcomes, 1981 to 2011’. Professor at the Institute for Social Research, Swinburne University of Technology, Terry’s research interests are lower income housing (public and private rental housing), […]

Call for Expressions of Interest: New Editor for the Australian Journal of Social Issues

The Australian Social Policy Association (ASPA) invites applications to be a co-editor of the Australian Journal of Social Issues (AJSI) for a period of three-years from early 2016. The new co-editor will work alongside the current editor Boyd Hunter. The AJSI has contributed to the development of interdisciplinary analysis of social and policy issues in […]

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ASPC conference: gender migration and the work of care

ASPA member Professor Deb Brennan is excited about a new research project – an international collaboration on gender migration and the work of care. Preliminary findings from the project will be presented at the upcoming Australian Social Policy Conference (ASPC) in Sydney, September 28-30. Deb will present the paper with SPRC colleagues Elizabeth Adamson and […]