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Dr Megan Blaxland

Research Fellow
BSocSc (Hons) UNSW, PhD, USyd.
Social Policy Research Centre


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Kensington Campus
Fields: Social Policy, Sociology
Tags: Families and Family Services, Gender and Sexualities

Dr Megan Blaxland has been a researcher at the Social Policy Research Centre since 2007. Her research interest is in Australian and comparative family policy analysis. Her research experience has included projects on income support programs for families; early childhood education and care, particularly family day care; and policies to support the competing work and family commitments of families. Dr Blaxland also has expertise in Chinese social policy.

Research Summary

Family policy, low income families, social security and income support, early childhood education and care, child care, family day care, unpaid care work.


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