MAKE SURE YOU VISIT THE 'INFORMIT' DATABASE (of Australian social issues information)
Social Services Legislation Amendment (Cashless Debit Card) Bill 2017
Sourced from the Parliamentary Library
Using Adaptive Governance to Rethink the Way Science Supports Australian Drought Policy
Sourced from Australia/New Zealand Points of View Database
Drought Policy - Sourced from the Australian Government Website
ABARES: Farm performance: broadacre and dairy farms, 2016–17 to 2018–19
ABARES: Analysis of 2018 Drought
North Queensland Register: Drought Slashes Queensland Farmer Incomes by Half
2023 Gender pay gap remains a national shame
Journal article: Guardian, No. 2014, 11 Jul 2022, p.7
May 2023 Courier-Mail: Gender job gap widens
2022 Parliament of Australia: Wage developments in Australia
Scroll down to discussion of gender wage gap.
Degrees of separation: Gender pay gap revealed in university degrees
From The Courier-Mail, 22 September 2021.
2022 Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (HURI): Recent reports tackle homelessness and unaffordable housing concerns across Australia
Around 7 million people – or 28% of the Australian population – live in rural and remote areas, which encompass many diverse locations and communities (ABS 2022c). These Australians face unique challenges due to their geographic location and often have poorer health outcomes than people living in metropolitan areas.
Food Price Gap Shows Needs For Subsidies and Promo Deals in Rural and Remote Areas
Sourced through Informit database. This article discusses the cost of fresh, high quality foods in rural and remote areas compared to big cities.
Housing Affordability PDF of Library ebook
Victorian Affordable Housing Policy Review Published in 2017 based around the Victorian Affordable Housing Policy
Housing and Employment Vol 1. Sourced from the Productivity Commission this paper looks at links between housing assistance for those in need and their participation in employment.
Reserve Bank : The Housing Market and the Economy Review of current housing market highlighting issues which will impact first home buyers - range of graphs showing housing price to income models, the decreasing amount of disposable income, effect of foreign investment etc
Minimum Wage Earners - Sourced from Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU). Discusses the current trends and issues in relations to minimum wage earners.
2022 ACOSS and Uni of NSW: Work, income and health inequity
Lots of mentions of mental health in this document.
Who Supports Equal Rights For Same-Sex Couples?
Sourced through Informit database. This paper discusses the outcomes of same-sex couples in regards to the inequality of wages and mental health.
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There is a Housing Crisis in Sydney Sourced through google using site:gov at the beginning of the search.
Australian Bureau of Statistics
Migrant taxpayers generated $84 billion in total personal income in 2013-14,
Grattan Institute: Immigration and wage growth
Will a substantial influx of low-skill young migrants lead to slower wages growth for low-skill low-experience jobs.
Bridging our growing divide: inequality in Australia The extent of income inequality in Australia - Report of the Parliament of Australia
Child Poverty Crisis Hits Single Parent Families - Australian Council of Social Service
The Extent of Income Inequality in Australia - The Australian Psychological Society
Education and Inequality in Australia
Sourced from Public Education Foundation discussing the widening gap in our education system.
Sourced through google using site:gov. This article details the relationship between people with disabilities and employment.
Spill Over Effects of Spousal Unemployment
Sourced through google using site:gov. This document discusses the impact of a spouse’s or partner’s unemployment on the older adults’ mental health.
Securing Better Pay Document sourced through Expanded Academic ASAP database. It was published in 2009
Developing Career Readiness Sourced through Google using site:gov. This paper discusses the role of tertiary institutions in providing students with opportunities to develop career readiness.