Dr Trish Hill

Senior Research Fellow
BA (Hons) Murdoch, PhD UNSW
Social Policy Research Centre

Contact

+61 2 9385 5293
+61 2 9385 7838
Room 209, Goodsell Building
Kensington Campus
Fields: Social Policy, Family and Household Studies, Human Geography, Gender Specific Studies
Tags: Distribution of Income and Wealth, Carers' Development and Welfare, Time Use, Unpaid Work and Volunteering, Work and Family Responsibilities

Trish Hill (BA Hons, Murdoch, PhD Economics, UNSW) is a Senior Research Fellow. Her research encompasses feminist economic analyses in the fields of poverty and inequality, informal care across the lifecourse, social inclusion and exclusion, time-use and work-care balance. She was awarded an Australian Government Office for Women Time Use Fellowship (2004-05) to undertake analysis incorporating time use into measures of wellbeing and a British Academy Visiting Fellowship (2007-08) to develop conceptual frameworks for understanding the impact of time use on wellbeing. She has extensive experience in the application of quantitative research techniques to a wide range of ABS household surveys, including socio-demographic mapping techniques, and has undertaken a wide range of research projects funded by the Australian Research Council and commissioned by governments and NGOs. She is currently a Chief Investigator on an Australian Research Council Linkage Grant (2012-2015) entitled Carers and social inclusion: New frameworks, evidence and policy lessons.

Research

Trish Hill is a Senior Research Fellow at the Social Policy Research Centre in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Her research encompasses feminist economic analyses in the fields of poverty and inequality, informal care across the lifecourse, social inclusion and exclusion, time-use and work-care balance. Current projects include the ARC funded project Carers and Social Inclusion: New frameworks, evidence and policy lessons, and commissioned research projects on Changes in the propensity to take on informal care roles and Indigenous carers. She is a member of the International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE) and the Australian Social Policy Association (ASPA). She was awarded an Australian Government Office for Women Time Use Fellowship (2004-05) to undertake analysis incorporating time use into measures of wellbeing and a British Academy Visiting Fellowship (2007-08) to develop a new conceptual framework for understanding the impact of time use on wellbeing. Previous employment positions include the role of National Coordinator for a network of national women’s non-government organisations.

Publications

    Book Chapters

    • Fry G;Thomson C;Hill T, 2013, '‘In sickness and in health’ and beyond: Reconciling work and care for a partner in Australia and England', in Combining Paid Work and Family Care: Policies and Experiences in International Perspective, pp. 183 - 200
    • Hill T;Fisher KD;Thomson CM;Bittman MP, 2007, 'Caregivers and community service non-use in Australia', in Paoletti I (ed.), Family Caregiving of Older Disabled People: Relational and Institutional Issues, edn. Original, Nova Science Publications, New York, USA, pp. 359 - 392

    Journal articles

    • Hill T;Thomson C, 2017, 'Revising social inclusion to take account of care', International Journal of Care and Caring, vol. 1, pp. 175 - 190, http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/239788217X14939696857871
    • Hill T;Cass B;Newton BJ;valentine K, 2013, 'Indigenous carers', Social Policy Research Papers
    • Smyth C;Cass B;Hill T, 2011, 'Children and young people as active agents in care-giving: Agency and constraint', Children and Youth Services Review, vol. 33, pp. 509 - 514, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2010.05.009
    • Hill T;Thomson CM;Cass B, 2011, 'Young Carers: Location, Education and Employment Disadvantage', Australian Journal of Labour Economics, vol. 14, pp. 173 - 198
    • Hill T;Thomson CM;Cass B, 2011, 'The costs of caring and the living standards of carers', Policy Research Paper, http://www.fahcsia.gov.au/about/publicationsarticles/research/socialpolicy/Pages/sprp43.aspx
    • Smyth C;Cass B;Hill T, 2011, 'Children and young people as active agents in care-giving: agency and constraint', Children and Youth Services Review, vol. 33, pp. 509 - 514, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2010.05.009
    • Hill T, 2009, 'Time use, gender and disadvantage in australia: Conventional income and 'full income' approaches to estimation', Economic and Labour Relations Review, vol. 20, pp. 13 - 34
    • Cass B;Smyth C;Hill T;Blaxland M;Hamilton M, 2009, 'Young carers in Australia', Policy Research Paper, vol. No. 38, pp. 1 - 117
    • Saunders P;Hill T, 2008, 'A consistent poverty approach to assessing the sensitivity of income poverty measures and trends', Australian Economic Review, vol. 41, pp. 371 - 388, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8462.2008.00521.x
    • Hill T;Thomson C;Bittman M;Griffiths M, 2008, 'What kinds of jobs help carers combine care and employment?', Family Matters, vol. 80, pp. 27 - 32
    • Bittman M;Hill T;Thomson C, 2007, 'The impact of caring on informal carers' employment, Income and earnings: A longitudinal approach', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 42, pp. 255 - 272
    • Bittman MP;Hill T;Thomson CM, 2007, 'The impact of caring on informal carer's employment, income and earnings: a longitudinal approach', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 42, pp. 255 - 272
    • Chalmers JJ;Hill T, 2007, 'Marginalising women in the labour market: the 'wage scarring' effects of part-time work', Australian Bulletin of Labour, vol. 33, pp. 180 - 201
    • Bittman MP;Fisher KD;Hill PL;Thomson CM, 2005, 'The time cost of care', electronic International Journal of Time Use Research, vol. 2, pp. 54 - 66

    Conference Papers

    • Fisher KD;Bittman MP;Thomson CM;Hill PL, 2003, 'Why we should care about the daily activity schedules of adult carers', in Social Inclusion: Societal and Organizational Implications for Information Systems, Springer, University of New South Wales, presented at Social Inclusion, University of New South Wales, 09 - 11 July 2003

    Reports

    Conference Presentations

    • Hill TL;Chalmers J, 2016, 'Exploring the extent and impact of outsourced care and domestic work on class, gender and ethnic inequalities in Australia', presented at International Sociological Association Research Committee 19 Conference, San Jose, Costa Rica, 25 - 27 August 2016
    • Bullen JE;Cortis N;Hill T, 2015, 'Promoting women’s economic security following domestic violence', presented at Australian Social Policy Conference (ASPC), UNSW Australia, 28 - 30 September 2015
    • Thomson C;Hill TL;Cass B, 2015, 'Carers and social inclusion in times of austerity', presented at Australian Social Policy Conference (ASPC), UNSW Australia, 28 - 30 September 2015
    • Hill T;Eastman C;valentine K, 2015, 'Thriving in Adversity: Using the AEDC to identify geographic communities with unexpectedly positive outcomes for children', presented at Australian Early Development Census National Conference, Adelaide, 18 - 20 February 2015
    • Hill TL;Cass B;Hamilton M;Thomson C, 2013, 'From Citizen Worker to Citizen Carer: Rethinking social investment policies to promote social inclusion and social justice for carers', presented at International Sociological Association Research Committee 19 Conference, Budapest, Hungary, 22 - 24 August 2013
    • Hill TL, 2013, 'Policies for carers in the Australian liberal welfare state', presented at Carers and Work-Care Reconciliation: International Conference, University of Leeds, Leeds, 13 - 13 August 2013

Teaching

HDR Supervision: Dr Trish Hill has an interest in supervising higher degree research candidates in the fields of gender and social policy, feminist economics, poverty and living standards, wage inequality, and informal carers. Dr Hill is currently supervising  Cathy Thomson.

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