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Active ageing: inter generation transfers, caring networks and policies maintaining participation of older Australians and their carers. Archive

Funding Agency: Australian Government Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
People Involved: Bettina Cass, Trish Hill, Ciara Smyth

The objectives of this research project were to analyse the key risk and protective factors relating to economic and social participation and active engagement in social networks of older people and carers, and the role of care-giving in maintaining participation.

The following themes were…

Adolescents and Young Adults’ Use of Emergency Departments Archive

Funding Agency: The Sax Institute
People Involved: Ilan Katz

This Evidence Check will be used to inform policy and practice related to adolescents and young adults' (AYAs) use of emergency departments (EDs). Specifically, it will contribute to policy development and research which aim to improve responses to the health care needs of AYAs and reduce the…

Adoption from Out-of-Home Care Current

Funding Agency: NSW Family and Community Services
People Involved: kylie valentine, Ilan Katz, BJ Newton

Children who cannot live with their parents live in out-of-home care (OOHC); in Australia this is almost always in the home of foster or kinship carers. In many jurisdictions carers adopt children in their care but recently this has been rare in Australia. Current policy aims are to increase the…

Advance statements in mental health care Current

Funding Agency: Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District
People Involved: Gianfranco Giuntoli, Karen Fisher, Sandra Gendera, Ilan Katz

Development and introduction in the Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District (NBMLHD)

This project aims to ensure that people who live in the NBMLHD and who experience mental illness and mental distress have the opportunity to develop their own Advance Statement, which is a tool to support…

Advice to the NSW Child Death Review Team on measuring socioeconomic status; and geographic analysis and reporting of child mortality Archive

Funding Agency: NSW Ombudsman
People Involved: Peter Saunders, Melissa Wong

This project provided advice to the NSW Child Death Review Team, now located in the Ombudsman's Office, about how to develop indicators of socioeconomic status (SES) for use in its annual reporting to establish the SES of children who die and examine if there is an association between…

Advisory Services for Pathways of Care Study Archive

Funding Agency: Australian Institute of Family Studies
People Involved: Ilan Katz

This project provided advice on the design of the 'Pathways of Care' longitudinal study on children and young people in out-of-home care in NSW.

Advisory Services for Phase 2 of the Stronger Families in Australia Study Archive

Funding Agency: Australian Institute of Family Studies
People Involved: Ilan Katz

The Stronger Families in Australia study (SFIA) was a central component of the National Evaluation of the Stronger Families and Communities Strategy (SFCS) 2004–08. It was undertaken to evaluate the Communities for Children initiative, which is now a major component of the new Family Support…

Ageing and Australian Disability Enterprises Archive

Funding Agency: Australian Government Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
People Involved: Ilan Katz

The ageing of the business services workforce (a cohort of approximately 18,000 people with moderate to severe disability) presents considerable challenges for the business services sector and the Australian Government, which has responsibility for employment of people with disability in business…

An analysis of employment of poor and non-poor aboriginals in urban areas during the global financial tsunami: a comparison between Australia and Taiwan Archive

Funding Agency: Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA)
People Involved: Melissa Wong

The purpose of this research project is to explore employment of poor and non-poor aboriginals in urban areas between Australia and Taiwan. The major research method is the secondary data analysis. The data sources include the 2008 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey…

An analysis of expenditure information in the HILDA Survey Archive

Funding Agency: Australian Government Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
People Involved: Bruce Bradbury

There is a large body of research that shows that family expenditure provides a more accurate guide to a family’s economic wellbeing than does current income. If individuals and families have access to (formal or informal) saving and credit facilities, they have the capacity to smooth…