Report Series

Links to all research reports published by the Social Policy Research Centre are listed below. 

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2017

2016

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20/16 Partners in Recovery Evaluation (PDF) [864 Kb] Anna Jones, Christiane Purcal, kylie valentine, Bè Aadam Evaluation of the South East Sydney Partners in Recovery Program 
19/16 The State of the Community Service Sector in the ACT, 2016 (PDF) [1 Mb] Natasha Cortis, Megan Blaxland State of the Community Sector in the ACT
18/16 Evaluation of outcomes for people nominated to the Integrated Services Program (PDF) [11 Mb] Christiane Purcal, Fredrick Zmudzki, Karen R Fisher Evaluation of Outcomes for People Nominated to the Integrated Services Program
17/16 Quality of life after retirement from Australian Disability Enterprises (PDF) [2 Mb] Anna Jones, Ilan Katz, Gianfranco Giuntoli, Shona Bates, Kelley Johnson Transition to Retirement from Supported Employment
16/16 What do people with intellectual disability think about their jobs and the support they receive at work? A comparative study of three employment support models (PDF) [1 Mb] Ariella Meltzer, Shona Bates, Sally Robinson, Rosemary Kayess, Karen R Fisher, Ilan Katz Employment Model Outcomes for People with Intellectual Disability
14/16 Evaluation theories and approaches; relevance for Aboriginal contexts (PDF) [1 Mb] Ilan Katz, BJ Newton, Shona Bates, Margaret Raven OCHRE Initiatives Evaluation
13/16 Scoping study for research into the prevalence of child abuse in Australia (PDF) [3 Mb] Ben Matthews, Kerryann Walsh, Michael Dunne, Ilan Katz, Fiona Arney, Daryl Higgins, Olivia Octoman, Samantha Parkinson, Shona Bates Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse: Scoping project for prevalence studies
12/16 Early Childhood Intervention Review (PDF) [1 Mb] Ariella Meltzer, Christiane Purcal, Karen R Fisher Early Childhood Intervention Review
10/16 Direct Funding Trial (PDF) [1 Mb] Christiane Purcal, Fredrick Zmudzki, Karen R Fisher Evaluation of Direct Funding Trial
09/16 Aligning Practice with Vision - Developing SDN's Pathways Approach (PDF) [661 Kb] Natasha Cortis, Deb Brennan Becoming and Being an Integrated Organisation
07/16 My Choice Matters Evaluation - Fieldwork Report Stage 3 (PDF) [613 Kb] Andrew Griffiths, Sally Robinson, Shona Bates, Emma Kidd, Rosemary Kayess My Choice Matters Evaluation
06/16 Evaluation of Crisis Respite Services (PDF) [2 Mb] Fredrick Zmudzki, Andrew Griffiths, Shona Bates, Ilan Katz, Rosemary Kayess SA Health Crisis Respite Evaluation
05/16 Scan of Aboriginal Policies in NSW Andrew Griffiths, Ilan Katz, BJ Newton, Georgina Davey Aboriginal Policy Scan
04/16 Transitioning Australian Respite (PDF) [990 Kb] Myra Hamilton, Gianfranco Giuntoli, Kelley Johnson, Karen R Fisher Transition of Respite to Consumer Directed Care
03/16 In-depth Evaluation of Camperdown Common Ground: Permanent housing for vulnerable long-term homeless people (PDF) [3 Mb]  Jane Bullen, Elizabeth Whittaker, Olivia Schollar-Root, Lucy Burns, Fredrick Zmudzki Evaluation of the Camperdown Common Ground Project
02/16 The State of Tasmania’s Community Service Sector, 2015 (PDF) Natasha Cortis, Megan Blaxland State of the Community Services Sector in Tasmania
01/16 Perspectives on quality in Australian family day care  (PDF) [2 Mb] Megan Blaxland, Elizabeth Adamson, Natasha Cortis Distinctive Quality in Family Day Care Research: Case studies

2015

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17/15 Social Action Partners: Peer support for children and young people with intellectual disability and their families in Victoria (PDF) [3 Mb]

Ariella Meltzer, Zachary Parker, Christiane Purcal, Karen Fisher

Social Action Partners: Peer support with children, young people and families
16/15 My Choice Matters Evaluation - Fieldwork Report Stage 2 (PDF) [911 Kb]

Andrew Griffiths, Daniel Nethery, Sally Robinson, Shona Bates, Ariella Meltzer, Rosemary Kayess

My Choice Matters program evaluation 
15/15 Unpacking Youth Unemployment (PDF) [2 Mb]

Jen Skattebol, Trish Hill, Andrew Griffiths, Melissa Wong

Youth Unemployment in Australia 
14/15 Grandparent childcare and labour market participation in Australia (PDF)

Myra Hamilton, Bridget Jenkins

Grandparent childcare and mature-age labour market participation in Australia 
12/15 Current models of health service delivery for people with intellectual disability: Literature review (PDF) [1 Mb]

Gianfranco Giuntoli, BJ Newton, Karen Fisher

Models of health service delivery for people with intellectual disability
11/15 Supported Accommodation Evaluation Framework (SAEF) - Drop-in Support (PDF) [2 Mb]

Christiane Purcal, Charlotte Smedley, Anna Jones, Ariella Meltzer, Deborah Lutz, Karen Fisher, Sally Robinson, Trish Hill, Rosemary Kayess

Supported Accommodation Evaluation Framework
10/15 Supported Accommodation Evaluation Framework (SAEF) - Individual Packages (PDF) [2 Mb]

Anna Jones, Christiane Purcal, Ariella Meltzer, Deboarh Lutz, Karen Fisher, Sally Robinson, Trish Hill, Rosemary Kayess

Supported Accommodation Evaluation Framework
09/15 Ronald McDonald Family Rooms Literature Review (PDF) [3 Mb]

Gianfranco Giuntoli, Karen Fisher

Ronald McDonald Family Rooms: Literature review
08/15 Is headspace making a difference to young people's lives (PDF) [12 Mb]

 

Fiona Hilferty, Rebecca Cassells, Kristy Muir, Alan Duncan, Daniel Christensen, Francis Mitrou, Grace Gao, Astghik Mavisakalyan, Katherine Hafekost, Yashar Tarverdi, Ha Nguyen, Chelsi Wingrove, Ilan Katz

Evaluation of the headspace Program
07/15 State of the Community Service Sector in NSW 2015 (PDF) [2 Mb]

Natasha Cortis, Megan Blaxland

State of the Community Service Sector in NSW
06/15 Enacting Integration: Progress report for SDN Children's Services (PDF) [1 Mb]

Natasha Cortis, kylie valentine, Deborah Brennan

Becoming and Being an Integarated Organisation
05/15 Macarthur Youth Mental Health and Housing Project - Final evaluation report (PDF) [2 Mb]

Karen Fisher, Christiane Purcal, Serhat Turut, Merrilee Cox

Macarthur Youth Mental Health and Housing Project Evaluation
04/15 Opportunities for Information Sharing: Case studies (PDF) [1 Mb]

Matthew Keeley, Jane Bullen, Shona Bates, Ilan Katz, Ahram Choi

Information Sharing between Government Agencies
03/15 Evaluation of Intensive Home Based Support Services (PDF) [2 Mb]

Fredrick Zmudzki, kylie valentine, Ilan Katz, Ann-Marie Loebel, Shona Bates

SA Health Intensive Home Based Support Services Evaluation
02/15 Report on the Model of the Inner City Youth at Risk Project (PDF) [2 Mb]

Jane Bullen, kylie valentine

Report on the model of the Inner City Youth at Risk (ICYAR) project
01/15 Co-design and Family Agency Capacity Research Project - Final report (PDF) [1 Mb]

Anna Thompson, Megan Blaxland, kylie valentine, Pooja Sawrikar

Family Agency and Capacity among Families with Children with a Disability

2014

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33/14 Evaluation of the Assertive CAHMS Pilot in NSW (PDF) [2 Mb] Anna Jones, Christine Eastman, Ilan Katz Assertive Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAHMS) Evaluation
32/14 Supported Accommodation Evaluation Framework (SAEF) - Guide for service providers (PDF)  Christiane Purcal, Karen Fisher, Anna Jones, Deborah Lutz, Ariella Meltzer, Trish Hill, Sally Robinson, Rosemary Kayess, Charlotte Smedley Supported Accommodation Evaluation Framework
31/14 Supported Accommodation Evaluation Framework (SAEF) - Summary Report (PDF) Christiane Purcal, Karen Fisher, Anna Jones, Deborah Lutz, Ariella Meltzer, Trish Hill, Sally Robinson, Rosemary Kayess, Charlotte Smedley Supported Accommodation Evaluation Framework
30/14 Thriving in Adversity: A positive deviance study of safe communities for children (PDF) [2 Mb] Christine Eastman, Trish Hill, Jamee Newland, Ciara Smyth, kylie valentine  Families Thriving in Adversity: A positive deviance study of safe communities for children
28/14 Families at the Centre: What do low income families say about care and education for their young children? (PDF) [7 Mb]  Jen Skattebol, Megan Blaxland, Deb Brennan, Elizabeth Adamson, Christiane Purcal, Trish Hill, Bridget Jenkins, Fiona Williams Families at the Centre: Negotiating Australia's mixed market in early education and care
27/14 Evaluation of Services Our Way (PDF) [679 Kb] Margaret Raven, Shona Bates, Rosemary Kayess, Karen Fisher, Trish Hill Services Our Way: Southern region program evaluation
26/14 Arthritis and Disability (PDF) [876 Kb] Shona Bates, Charlotte Smedley, Melissa Wong, Rosemary Kayess, Karen Fisher Arthritis and Disability

25/14 Evaluating New Income Management in the Northern Territory (Final Evaluation Report) (PDF) [5 Mb] 

J Rob Bray, Matthew Gray, Kelly Hand, Ilan Katz Evaluation of New Income Management in the Northern Territory
24/14 Family Day Care at the Crossroads: Quality and sustainability in uncertain times (PDF) [408 Kb] Natasha Cortis, Megan Blaxland, Deb Brennan, Elizabeth Adamson Family Day Care Services: Coordination funding models
23/14 Voluntary Income Management in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands (PDF) [2 Mb] Ilan Katz, Shona Bates  Voluntary Income Management in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands
22/14 Social Action Partners: Peer support for children and young peole with intellectual disability and their families in Victoria (Project Plan) (PDF) [252 Kb] Christiane Purcal, Karen Fisher, Ngila Bevan, Ariella Meltzer, Sally Robinson Self-directed Disability Support: Impact on children and young people with disability in Victoria
20/14 Evaluation of the Time Out House Initiative in Queensland (PDF) [487 Kb] Sandra Gendera, Karen Fisher, Natalie Clements, Grenville Rose Evaluation of the Time Out House Initiative in Queensland
19/14 My Choice Matters Evaluation (Interim Report) (PDF) [167 Kb] Andrew Griffiths, Shona Bates, Charlotte Smedley, Karen Fisher, Rosemary Kayess My Choice Matters Program Evaluation
18/14 Victoria's Declining Foster Care Allowances: A comparative analysis (PDF) [262 Kb] Marilyn McHugh Foster Care Allowances in Victoria
17/14 Becoming and Being an Integrated Organisation: The experience of SDN Children's Services (PDF) [783 Kb] Natasha Cortis, kylie valentine, Deb Brennan  Becoming and Being an Integrated Organisation
16/14 Research on Youth Exposure to, and Management of, Cyberbullying Incidents in Australia: Synthesis Report (PDF) [431 Kb] Ilan Katz, Matthew Keeley, Barbara Spears, Carmel Taddeo, Teresa Swirski, Shona Bates Youth Exposure to and Management of Cyberbullying Incidents
15/14 Research on Youth Exposure to, and Management of, Cyberbullying Incidents in Australia: Part C - An evidence-based assessment of deterrents to youth cyberbullying - Appendix D (PDF) [372 Kb]  Barbara Spears, Carmel Taddeo, Teresa Swirski, Matthew Keeley, Ilan Katz, Philippa Collin, Tony Daly, Shona Bates Youth Exposure to and Management of Cyberbullying Incidents
14/14 Research on Youth Exposure to, and Management of, Cyberbullying Incidents in Australia: Part C - An evidence-based assessment of deterrents to youth cyberbullying - Appendix C (PDF) [2 Mb]  Barbara Spears, Carmel Taddeo, Teresa Swirski, Matthew Keeley, Ilan Katz, Philippa Collin, Tony Daly, Shona Bates Youth Exposure to and Management of Cyberbullying Incidents
13/14 Research on Youth Exposure to, and Management of, Cyberbullying Incidents in Australia: Part C - An evidence-based assessment of deterrents to youth cyberbullying - Appendix B (PDF) [550 Kb] Barbara Spears, Carmel Taddeo, Teresa Swirski, Matthew Keeley, Ilan Katz, Philippa Collin, Tony Daly, Shona Bates Youth Exposure to and Management of Cyberbullying Incidents
12/14 Research on Youth Exposure to, and Management of, Cyberbullying Incidents in Australia: Part C - An evidence-based assessment of deterrents to youth cyberbullying- Appendix A (PDF) [668 Kb] Barbara Spears, Carmel Taddeo, Teresa Swirski, Matthew Keeley, Ilan Katz, Philippa Collin, Tony Daly, Shona Bates Youth Exposure to and Management of Cyberbullying Incidents
11/14 Research on Youth Exposure to, and Management of, Cyberbullying Incidents in Australia: Part C - An evidence-based assessment of deterrents to youth cyberbullying (PDF) [357 Kb] Barbara Spears, Carmel Taddeo, Teresa Swirski, Matthew Keeley, Ilan Katz, Philippa Collin, Tony Daly, Shona Bates Youth Exposure to and Management of Cyberbullying Incidents
10/14 Research on Youth Exposure to, and Management of, Cyberbullying Incidents in Australia: Part B - Cyberbullying incidents involving Australian minors, the nature of the incidents and how they are currently being dealt with (PDF) [759 Kb] Matthew Keeley, Ilan Katz, Shona Bates, Melissa Wong Youth Exposure to and Management of Cyberbullying Incidents
09/14 Research on Youth Exposure to, and Management of, Cyberbullying Incidents in Australia: Part A - Literature review on the estimated prevalence of cyberbullying involving Australian minors (PDF) [634 Kb]  Barbara Spears, Matthew Keeley, Shona Bates, Ilan Katz Youth Exposure to and Management of Cyberbullying Incidents
08/14 Ronald McDonald Family Rooms: Literature review plan (PDF) [276 Kb]  Gianfranco Giuntoli, Karen Fisher

Ronald McDonald Family Rooms
07/14 Self-directed Disability Support: Building people's capacity through peer support and action research (PDF) [380 Kb]  Christiane Purcal, Ngila Bevan, Sam Cooper, Karen Fisher, Ariella Meltzer, Melissa Wong, Phoebe Meyer

Individual Funding: Building community capacity through action research
06/14 Direct Funding Trial for Attendant Care Support: Evaluation plan (PDF) [410 Kb] Christiane Purcal, Karen Fisher, Fred Zmudzki

Evaluation of Direct Funding Trial for Attendant Care Support
05/14 Insights into Child Care and Early Education: Dandenong and surrounds (PDF) [1 Mb] Megan Blaxland, Elizabeth Adamson, Deb Brennan, Bridget Jenkins, Christiane Purcal, Jen Skattebol Families at the Centre: Negotiating Australia's mixed market in early education and care
04/14 The State of the Community Service Sector in New South Wales 2014 (PDF) [806 Kb]  Natasha Cortis, Megan Blaxland State of the Community Service Sector in New South Wales
03/14 School Readiness Program for Aboriginal Children with Additional Needs: Working with children, families, communities and service providers (PDF) [1 Mb]  Christiane Purcal, BJ Newton, Karen Fisher, Terri Mears, Mariann Smith, Sally Gibson, Wayne Nagle, Kim Slabon Evaluation Capacity Development for the Aboriginal Child and Family Disability Therapy Research Project
02/14 Evaluation of Outcomes for People Nominated to the Integrated Services Program (PDF) [286 Kb] Karen Fisher, Sandra Gendera, Christiane Purcal, Trish Hill Evaluation of Outcomes for People Nominated to the Integrated Services Program
01/14  Financing the Future: An equitable and sustainable approach to early childhood education and care (PDF) [1 Mb] Deb Brennan, Elizabeth Adamson

Early Childhood Education and Care: Review of government financing

2013

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27/13 Evaluation of the Youth Housing and Reintegration Service, After Care and Supervised Community Accommodation Initiatives (PDF) [859 Kb] Skattebol, J., Nethery, D., & D'aegher, L. Evaluation of the Youth Housing and Reintegration Service and Supervised Community Accommodation
25/13 Insights into child care and early education: Orange (PDF) [1 Mb] Jenkins, B, Adamson, E, Blaxland, M, Brennan, D, Purcal, C & Skatebol, J Families at the Centre: Negotiating Australia's mixed market in early education and care
24/13 Insights into child care and early education: Marrickville (PDF) [961 Kb] Purcal, C, Adamson, E, Blaxland, M, Brennan, D, Jenkins, B & Skatebol, J Families at the Centre: Negotiating Australia's mixed market in early education and care
23/13 Insights into child care and early education: Fitzoy (PDF) [1 Mb]  Jenkins, B, Adamson, E, Blaxland, M, Brennan, D, Purcal, C & Skatebol, J  Families at the Centre: Negotiating Australia's mixed market in early education and care
22/13  Insights into child care and early education: Elizabeth Grove (PDF) [1 Mb]  Adamson, E, Blaxland, M, Brennan, D, Jenkins, B, Purcal, C & Skatebol, J Families at the Centre: Negotiating Australia's mixed market in early education and care

21/13  Insights into child care and early education: Caboolture (PDF) [994 Kb] 

Purcal, C, Adamson, E, Blaxland, M, Brennan, D, Jenkins, B & Skatebol, J Families at the Centre: Negotiating Australia's mixed market in early education and care
20/13 Services Our Way: Project plan (PDF) [401 Kb] Bates, S, Raven, M, Fisher, KR, Kayess, R, Newton, BJ, Lutz, D & Smedley, C Services Our Way: Southern region program evaluation
19/13 An exploratory study of risks to stability in foster and kinship care in NSW: final report (PDF) [615 Kb] McHugh, M Foster and kinship care in Australia: Ensuring placement stability
18/13 Australia's progress in the 21st century: Pilot program on measuring social progress (PDF) [1 Mb] Saunders, P & Wong, M ----
17/13 Closure of Grosvenor, Peat Island and Lachlan Large Residential Centres: Post implementation review (PDF) [2 Mb] Fisher, KR, Gendera, S, Gadow, F, Lutz, D, Kayess, R, Meltzer, A & Robinson, S Specialist Supported Living Services - Post Implementation Review
16/13 Analysis of Legal Aid NSW Client Social Exclusion Survey Data (PDF) [576 Kb] Saunders, P & Wong, M Developing final indicators of social disadvantage and integration of the indicators within the Legal Aid Means Test
15/13  Linking Schools and Early Years Project Evaluation: Final report (PDF) [819 Kb] Newton, BJ & valentine, k Linking Schools and Early Years
14/13 Grandparents raising grandchildren: Towards recognition, respect and reward (PDF) [3 Mb] Brennan, D, Cass, B, Flaxman, S, Hill, T, Jenkins, B, McHugh, M, Purcal, C & valentine, k  Grandparents as primary carers of their grandchildren: A national, Sate, and Territory analysis
13/13 The role of assistive technology in supporting people with disabilities and complex care needs: A literature review (PDF) [1008 Kb] Thompson, D, Fisher, KR & Kayess, R A literature review about the role of assistive technology in supporting people with a physical disability and complex care needs
12/13 Evaluation of the expansion of the Community Detention Program: (PDF) [2 Mb] Final Report Katz, I, Doney, G & Mitchell, E ----
11/13 The experiences of irregular maritime arrivals detained in immigration detention facilities: (PDF) [1 Mb] Final report Katz, I, Powell, A, Gendera, S, Deasy, T & Okerstrom, E Experience of Irregular maritime Arrivals detained in immigration detention facilities
09/13 My Choice Matters Evaluation Plan (PDF) [449 Kb] Meltzer, A, Bates, S, Fisher, KR, Kayess, R, Robinson, S & Cooper, S  'Easy Read plan for the research about My Choice Matters' (PDF) [498 Kb]
08/13 Arthritis and disability: Research plan (PDF) [131 Kb] Jones, A, Bates, S, Fisher, KR, Kayess, R & Smedley, C  Arthritis and disability
07/13 Preventing child abuse and neglect through a Common Approach to Assessment, Referral and Support: Evaluating the trial (Stage 2) (PDF) [642 Kb] Hilferty, F, Newton, BJ & Katz, I Preventing child abuse and neglect through a common approach to assessment, referral and support, Stage 2 
06/13 Neami Macarthur Youth Mental Health and Housing Project: Interim Evaluation Report (PDF) [480 Kb]  Zimmermann, A, Thompson, L, Fisher, KR, Purcal, C & Cox, M  Macarthur Youth Mental Health and Housing Project Evaluation
05/13 Research on the need for two care workers in a community setting (PDF) [391 Kb] Kayess, R, valentine, k, Thompson, D, Meltzer, A & Fisher, KR Research the need for two care workers in a community setting
04/13 School readiness program for Aboriginal children with additional needs: working with children, families, communities and service providers. Interim evaluation report (PDF) [317 Kb] 

Purcal, C, Newton, BJ, Fisher, KR, Eastman, C, Mears, T, Smith M & Gibson, S

Evaluation of the Aboriginal child disability and family support program
03/13 Self directed disability support (SDDS): building community capacity through action research. Research plan (PDF) [695 Kb]

Fisher, KR, Cooper, S, Purcal, C, Bevan, N & Meltzer, A

Individual funding: Building community capacity through research action

02/13 Building an Industry of Choice: Service Quality, Workforce Capacity and Consumer-Centred Funding in Disability Care (PDF) [923 Kb]

Cortis, N, Meagher, G, Chan, S, Davidson, B, Fattore, T

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01/13 Research into Maximising Life Choices of People with Spinal Cord Injury (PDF) [774 Kb] Bates, S, Kayess, R, & Fisher, KR Maximising life choices of people with spinal chord injury

2012

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17/12 Promoting Inclusion and Combating Deprivation: Recent Changes in Social Disadvantage in Australia (PDF) [2 Mb] Saunders, P and Wong, M  Deprivation and social exclusion among welfare agency clients
16/12 Linking Schools and Early Years Project Evaluation (PDF) [582 Kb] Eastman, C, Koop, D, Newton, BJ & valentine, k  Linking Schools and Early Years
15/12 Report on outcomes of the Inner City Youth at Risk (ICYAR) Project (PDF) [561 Kb]  Eastman, C & valentine, k Outcomes of The Inner City Youth at Risk Project (ICYAR)
14/12 Evaluation of the Time Out House Initiative Queensland Progress Report (PDF) [490 Kb] Gendera, S, Fisher, KR, Clements, N, Rose, G Evaluation of the Time Out House Initiative in Queensland
13/12 Macarthur Youth Mental Health and Housing Project: Evaluation Plan (PDF) [799 Kb] Fisher, KR & Purcal, C Macarthur Youth Mental Health and Housing Project Evaluation
12/12 Promoting Inclusion and Combating Deprivation: Recent changes in social disadvantage in Australia (Final report) (PDF) [2 Mb] Saunders, P & Wong, M Social disadvantage and economic recession: promoting inclusion and combating deprivation
11/12 Evaluating New Income Management in the Northern Territory: First Evaluation Report (PDF) [3 Mb]  Bray, JR, Gray, M, Hand, K, Bradbury, B, Eastman, C & Katz, I Evaluation of New Income Management in the Northern Territory
10/12 Evaluation of the Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative (HASI) (PDF) [3 Mb]: Final report  Bruce, J, McDermott, S, Ramia, I, Bullen, J & Fisher, KR Evaluation of the Mental Health Housing and Accomodation Support Initiative (HASI)
09/12 Evaluation of the self- directed support pilot: Final Report (PDF) [905 Kb] Robinson, S, Gendera, S, Fisher, KR, Clements, N, Eastman, C, & Oprea, I Evaluation of the self-directed support pilot for children and young adults with a physical disability
08/12 Report for the NSW Child Death Review Team on Measuring Socioeconomic Status (PDF) [303 Kb]  Saunders, P Advice to the NSW Child Death Review Team on measuring socioeconomic status; and geographic analysis and reporting of child mortality
07/12 Separation and Income Support (PDF) [505 Kb] 

Bradbury, B & Zhu, A

Separation and child support payments: impact on income support receipt and income
05/12 Analysis of Workforce Indicators Suitable for the Ageing, Disability and Home Care Sectors (PDF) [388 Kb] 

Hilferty, F & Cortis, N

Workforce Indicators for Ageing, Disability and Home Care
04/12 Employment arrangements in social and community services receiving Commonwealth direct funding (PDF) [971 Kb] 

Cortis, N & Eastman, C

Collection of Employment Data from Social and Community Services (SACS) Providers in receipt of Direction Commonwealth Funding
03/12 Evaluation of the Time Out House Initiative Queensland Baseline Report (PDF) [406 Kb] 

Gendera, S, Fisher, KR, Robinson, S & Clements, N 

Evaluation of the Time Out House Initiative in Queensland
02/12 Living Standards after Retirement: Perceptions and Expenditure Patterns (PDF) [696 Kb] 

Bradbury, B & Mendolia, S

Expenditure costs
01/12 Why Don’t Multi-Agency Child Welfare Initiatives Deliver? A Counterpoint to Best Practice Literature (PDF) [307 Kb]

valentine, k & Hilferty, F

Review of multi-agency child welfare initiatives (NSW Ombudsman)

2011

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10/11  Evaluation of the self-directed support pilot [Second report]  (PDF) [446 Kb](SPRC Report 10/2011)

Robinson, S., Gendera, S., Fisher, K. R., Clements, N., & Eastman, C. (2011)

Evaluation of the self-directed support pilot for children and young adults with a physical disability
09/11 Service and Support Requirements for People with Younger Onset Dementia and their Families, Literature Review’ (PDF) [436 Kb], SPRC Report 9/11

Thompson D., (2011)

Service and Support Requirements for People with Younger Onset Dementia and their Families
08/11 Evaluation of the Demonstration Support Networks Program Final Report’, SPRC Report 8/11 (PDF) [338 Kb]; Also available in HTML

 Newton, BJ, Rajkovic, M., Adamson, E., and valentine, k., (2011)

Evaluation of Demonstration Support Networks Program
07/11 Evaluation Plan of the Time Out House Initiative Queensland' (PDF) [199 Kb], SPRC Report 7/11

Gendera, S., Fisher, K.R., Robinson, S. and Clements, N. (2011)

Evaluation of the Time Out House Initiative in Queensland
06/11 Evaluation of the self-directed support pilot [Baseline report (PDF) [219 Kb]] (SPRC Report 6/2011)

Gendera, S., Fisher, K. R., Robinson, S., Clements, N., & Eastman, C. (2011)

Evaluation of the self-directed support pilot for children and young adults with a physical disability
05/11 Evaluation of the Whole of Mental Health, Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative (HASI) (PDF) [1 Mb] , Second Report’, SPRC Report 5/11

McDermott, S., Bruce, J., Oprea, I., Fisher, K.R. and Muir, K. (2011)

Evaluation of the Mental Health Housing and Accomodation Support Initiative (HASI)
04/11 Staying Home Leaving Violence: Listening to women’s experiences (PDF) [185 Kb], SPRC Report 4/11

Edwards, R. (2011)

Staying home leaving violence
03/11 Financial and non-financial support to formal and informal Out of Home Carers, Occasional Paper No. 38

McHugh, M. and valentine, k. (2011)

Financial and non-financial support to formal and informal out-of-home carers
02/11  Linking Schools and Early Years Project Evaluation: Data collection Round 2 (PDF) [471 Kb],SPRC Report 2/11; Also available in rich text

Eastman, C., Newton, BJ, Rajkoivc, M., and valentine, k.

Linking Schools and Early Years
01/11  Young motherhood and child outcomes (PDF) [328 Kb], SPRC Report 1/11; Also available in rich text

Bradbury, B.

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2010

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13/10 The Evaluation of Brighter Futures, NSW Community Services’ Early Intervention Program (PDF) [1 Mb], Final Report’ SPRC Report 13/10 Hilferty, F., Mullan, K., van Gool, K., Chan, S., Eastman, C., Reeve, R., Haas, M., Griffiths, M. and Katz, I. (2010) Evaluation of the Benevolent Society Brighter Futures Program (2008-2010)
12/10 Profiling non-government community service organisations in New South Wales (PDF) [638 Kb], SPRC Report 12/10 Hilferty, F., Eastman, C., Chan, S., Katz, I. and Cortis, N.

Profiling NSW Non-Government Community Service Organisations
11/10 The Provision of Commonwealth Rent Assistance to Residents of Non-Standard Forms of Accommodation for Older People (PDF) [3 Mb], SPRC Report 11/10

Eardley, T., Tannous, K., Thompson, D. and Mourad, T.

The provision of Commonwealth rent assistance to residents of non-standard forms of accommodation
10/10  Evaluation plan of the self-directed support pilot (PDF) [252 Kb] (SPRC Report 10/2010). Also available in Rich Text Format. Gendera, S., Fisher,K. R., Robinson, S., & Clements, N.

Evaluation of the self-directed support pilot for children and young adults with a physical disability
09/10 Meeting the needs of Australian Muslim families: exploring marginalisation, family issues and ‘best practice’ in service provision (PDF) [1 Mb], SPRC Report 9/10. Also available in Rich Text. Pe-Pua, R., Gendera, S., Katz, I. and O’Connor, A.

Meeting the needs of marginalised Muslim and migrant families
08/10 Profiling non-government community services organisations in NSW: A summary report (PDF) [195 Kb]. SPRC Report 08/10. Also available in Rich Text Format (PDF) [2 Mb]. Hilferty, F., Cortis, N., Eastman, C. and Katz, I. An interim report presenting preliminary descriptive analysis of the data collected via an online survey of government funded NGOs in NSW is now available.
07/10 Partnerships in early childhood program (PDF) [2 Mb], SPRC Report 7/10 Thomson, C. valentine, k., Mullan, K., Longden, T. and Harrison, L.

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06/10 Evaluation of the Mental Health, Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative (HASI): First Report (PDF) [489 Kb], SPRC Report 6/10. Also available in Rich Text Format. McDermott, S., Bruce, J., Muir, K., and Johansson, K.

Evaluation of the Mental Health Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative (HASI)
05/10 Evaluation of the Integrated Services Project for Clients with Challenging Behaviour (PDF) [678 Kb], SPRC Report 5/10 McDermott, S., Bruce, J., Fisher, K.R., and Gleeson, R.

Integrated Services Project for clients with challenging behaviour evaluation
04/10 Linking schools and early years: project evaluation: evaluation framework 2010-2013 (PDF) [982 Kb]’, SPRC Report 4/10 valentine, k. and Katz, I.

Linking Schools and Early Years
03/10 Brighter Futures Early Intervention Evaluation: Interim Report 3 (PDF) [1 Mb], SPRC Report 3/10. Also available in Rich Text Format. Hilferty, F., Mullan, K., Eastman, C., Griffiths, M., Chan, S., Heese, K. and Katz, I.

Evaluation of the Early Intervention Program 2004-2009
02/10 Evaluation of the Integrated Rehabilitation and Recovery Care Program Abelló, D., Fisher, K.R. and Sitek, T.

Integrated Rehabilitation and Recovery Care Program Evaluation
01/10 Active Linking Initiative Evaluation Final Report (PDF) [510 Kb], SPRC Report 1/10. Also available in Rich Text Format Edwards, R. and Fisher, K.R.

Boarding house reform program evaluation of the Active Linking Initiative (ALI)

2009

19/09 Muir, K., Powell, A., Patulny, R., Flaxman, S., McDermott, S., Oprea, I., Gendera, S., Vespignani, J., Sitek, T., Abelló, D., and Katz, I., headspace evaluation report: independent evaluation headspace: the National Youth Mental Health Foundation (PDF) [2 Mb], SPRC Report 19/09, report for headspace the National Youth Mental Health Foundation, November 2009.
18/09 valentine, k., Rajkovic, M., Dinning, B., Heese, K., and Kayess, R., Evaluation of the Demonstration Support Network Program Evaluation Plan (PDF) [233 Kb], SPRC Report 18/09, report for Ageing, Disability and Homecare, Department of Human Services, NSW, November 2009. also availalbe in Rich text format.
17/09 McDermott, S., Bruce, J., Fisher, K.R., and Muir, K., Evaluation of the whole of mental health, Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative (HASI): Evaluation Plan (PDF) [356 Kb], SPRC Report 17/09, report for NSW Health and Housing NSW, July 2009, also available in Rich text format.
16/09 Izmir, G., Katz, I., and Bruce, J., Neighbourhood and Community Centres: results for children, families and communities (PDF) [330 Kb], SPRC Report 16/09, prepared for the Local Community Services Association (LCSA). also available in Rich Text format.
15/09 McDermott, S., Evaluation of the Severe Domestic Squalor Project: Evaluation Plan (PDF) [170 Kb], SPRC Report 15/09, prepared for Catholic Healthcare, Published August 2009, also available in Rich Text format.
14/09 McDermott, S., Fisher, K.R., and Gleeson, R., Evaluation of the Integrated Services Project for Clients with Challenging Behaviour: Mid-Term Report (PDF) [509 Kb], SPRC Report 14/09, prepared for the New South Wales Department of Ageing Disability and Home Care, Published August 2009, also available in Rich Text Format (PDF) [509 Kb].
13/09 Brennan, D., (ed), Building an International Research Collaboration in Early Childhood Education and Care (PDF) [2 Mb], Background Materials for a Workshop funded by the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY), SPRC Report 13/09, Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Published August 2009.
12/09 Eardley T., and Griffiths, M., Non-resident Parents and Service Use (PDF) [367 Kb], SPRC Report 12/09, prepared for the Australian Government Department of Families, Housing Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, Published August 2009, also available in Rich Text Format.
11/09 Tannous, K., Hilferty, F., Griffiths, M., and McHugh, M., Brighter Futures Early Intervention Program, May 2009 Interim Evaluation Report (PDF) [545 Kb], SPRC Report 11/09, prepared for the NSW Department of Community Services, Published July 2009,
10/09 Cortis, N., Hilferty, F., Chan, S., and Tannous, K., Labour dynamics and the non-government community services workforce in NSW (PDF) [719 Kb], SPRC Report 10/09, prepared for the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet and the NSW Department of Community Services, Published July 2009,
9/09 Eardley, T., Bruce, J., and Goggin, G., Telecommunications and Community Wellbeing A review of the literature on access and affordability for low-income and disadvantaged groups (PDF) [437 Kb], SPRC Report 9/09, prepared for for the Telstra Low Income Measures Assessment Committee (LIMAC), Published July 2009, Also available in Rich Text Format.
8/09 Fisher, K.R., Maynard, D., Rajkovic, M., and Abelson, P., Cost of Providing Specialist Disability Services and Communities Services in Queensland: Summary Report (PDF) [391 Kb] SPRC Report 8/09, prepared for Disability Services Queensland and Department of Communities, Submitted June 2008, Published July 2009, also available in Rich Text format.
7/09 Saunders, P., and Wong, M. Still doing it tough: an update on deprivation and social exclusion among welfare service clients (PDF) [1 Mb], SPRC Report 7/09, Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales.
5/09 Muir, K., McDermott, S., Gendera, S., Flaxman, S., Patulny, R., Sitek, T., Abelló, D., Oprea, I., and Katz, I., Independent evaluation of headspace: the National Youth Mental Health Foundation, interim evaluation report (PDF) [641 Kb], SPRC Report 5/09, prepared for headspace: National Youth Mental Health Foundation, The University of Melbourne, Submitted December 2008, Published June 2009. Also available in Rich Text format.
4/09 Edwards, R., Fisher, K.R., Tannous, K., and Robinson, S., Housing and associated support for people with mental illness or psychiatric disability (PDF) [552 Kb], SPRC Report 4/09, prepared for thr Queensland Department of Housing, Submitted June 2008, Published June 2009, also available in Rich Text format.
3/09 Blaxland, M., Mullan K., and Craig, L., Australian work and family policy: 1992-2006 (PDF) [403 Kb], SPRC Report 3/09, prepared for the Trends in Time: Work, Family and Social Policy in Australia 1992-2006, Australian Research Council Linkage Project LP088202424, Published June 2009.
2/09 Katz, I., and valentine, k., Lessons for Australia from the UK Sure Start Programme (PDF) [429 Kb], SPRC Report 2/09, prepared for Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, Submitted July 2006, Published June 2009, also available in Rich Text format.
1/09 valentine, k., and Dinning, B., Linking schools and early years project evaluation: final report on data collection round 1 (PDF) [783 Kb], SPRC Report 1/09, prepared for Centre for Community Child Health, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, June 2009.

2007-2008

20/08 Muir, K., McDermott, S., Katz, I., Patulny, R., Flaxman, S., Gendera, S,, Independent Evaluation of headspace: the National Youth Mental Health Foundation: Evaluation plan (PDF) [444 Kb], report prepared for headspace: National Youth Mental Health Foundation, The University of Melbourne, November 2008, also available in Rich Text format.
19/08 Fisher, K.R., Tudball, J., Redmond, G., and Robinson, S., Service Needs of Residents in Private Residential Services in Queensland (PDF) [457 Kb], SPRC Report 19/08, report prepared for Disability Services Queensland, November 2008, also available in Rich Text format.
18/08 Fisher, K.R., Parker, S., Purcal, C., Thaler, O., Abelson, P., Pickering, E., Robinson, S., and Griffiths, M., Effectiveness of supported living in relation to shared accommodation (PDF) [652 Kb], SPRC Report 18/08. prepared for the Disability Policy and Research Working Group, November 2008, Also available in Rich text format.
17/08

Fisher, K.R., Parker, S., Purcal, C., Thaler, O., Abelson, P., Pickering, E., Robinson, S., and Griffiths, M., Effectiveness of supported living in relation to shared accommodation: Short report (PDF) [378 Kb], SPRC Report 17/08, prepared for the Disability Policy and Research Working Group, November 2008, Also available in Rich text format.

16/08 Spooner, C., and McDermott, S., Monitoring and evaluation framework for Waverley Action for Youth Service (PDF) [563 Kb], SPRC Report 16/08, prepared for Waverley Action for Youth Services, October 2008.
15/08 Edwards R., and Fisher, K.R., Disability Policy: Sources for Evidence (PDF) [167 Kb], SPRC Report 15/08, October 2008, Also available in Rich Text.
14/08 Davidson, B., Spooner, C., Fisher, K.R. Newton, BJ., Dadich, A., Smyth, C., Tudball J., and Flaxman, S., Indigenous Research Strategy Working better with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People and Communities (PDF) [115 Kb], SPRC Report 14/08, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, September 2008.
13/08 Dadich, A., and Fisher K.R., Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative I Evaluation: Care planning report (PDF) [395 Kb], SPRC Report 13/08, prepared for NSW Health, August 2008.
12/08 Fisher, K.R., and McDermott, S., Evaluation of the Integrated Services Project for Clients with Challenging Behaviour (PDF) [263 Kb], SPRC Report 12/08, prepared for Integrated Services Project NSW, August 2008.
11/08 Fisher, K.R. and Campbell-McLean, C., Attendant Care Program Direct Funding Pilot Evaluation (PDF) [396 Kb],SPRC Report 11/08,prepared for the NSW Department of Ageing Disability and Home Care, August 2008.
10/08 Muir, K., Tudball, J., and Robinson, S., Family resilience where families have a child (0-8 years) with disability: Final report (PDF) [1 Mb], SPRC Report 10/08, prepared for the Disability Policy and Research Working Group (DPRWG), Commonwealth State/Territory Disability Agreement Australian Government, June 2008
9/08 Muir, K., Family resilience where families have a child (0-8 years) with a disability: literature review (PDF) [688 Kb], SPRC Report 9/08, prepared for the Disability Policy and Research Working Group (DPRWG), Commonwealth State/Territory Disability Agreement Australian Government, June 2008, PDF
8/08 Cortis, N., Sawrikar, P., and Muir, K., Participation in sport and recreation by culturally and linguistically diverse women- stakeholder consultation report (PDF) [839 Kb], SPRC Report 8/08, prepared for the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, June 2008.
7/08 Tannous, K., and Katz, I., Brighter Futures Early Intervention Program Interim Report 1 (PDF) [418 Kb], SPRC Report 7/08, prepared for the Department of Community Services (NSW), May 2008, PDF.
6/08 Craig, L., Bittman, M., Brown, J. and Thompson, D., Managing Work and Family (PDF) [391 Kb], SPRC Report 6/08, prepared for the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, May 2008.
5/08 Abelló, D., and Fisher, K.R., Evaluation of the Integrated Rehabilitation and Recovery Care Program (IRRCP): - see SPRC Report 2/10 (PDF),
4/08 Saunders, P., Hill, T., and Bradbury, B., Poverty in Australia: sensitivity analysis and trends (PDF) [441 Kb], SPRC Report  4/08, prepared for  Jobs Australia on behalf of the Australian Council of Social Service, March 2008.
3/08 Smyth C., and Eardley, T., Out of home care for children in Australia: a review of literature and policy (PDF) [424 Kb], SPRC Report 3/08, prepared for the Deparment of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, February 2008.
2/08 Rawsthorne, M. and Shaver, S., Government/Non-government Relations: the impact of Department of Family and Community Services contractual reporting and accountability requirements (PDF) [510 Kb], SPRC Report 2/08, prepared for the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, February 2008.
1/08

Stronger Families and Communities Strategy: National Evaluation Consortium, Stronger Families and Communities Strategy National Evaluation Baseline Report on Communities for Children Process Evaluation (PDF) [1 Mb], SPRC Report 1/08, prepared for the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, November 2007.

12/07 Saunders, P., Naidoo, Y., and Griffiths, M., with the assistance of Davidson, P., Hampshire, A., Taylor J., Bellamy, J., and King, S., Towards New Indicators of Disadvantage: Deprivation and Social Exclusion in Australia (PDF) [892 Kb], SPRC Report 12/07, from the ARC Linkage Project, Left Out and Missing Out: Towards New Indicators of Disadvantage. Other publications from this project are available here.
11/07 Fisher, K.R., and Campbell-McLean, C., Attendant Care Direct Funding Pilot Project Evaluation, Interim Report (PDF) [214 Kb], SPRC Report 11/07. prepared for the for the NSW Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care, September 2007.
10/07 Muir, K., Fisher, K.R., Dadich, A., Abelló, D., and Bleasdale, M., Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative (HASI) Evaluation Final Report (PDF) [2 Mb], SPRC Report 10/07, prepared for the NSW Department of Housing and NSW Health, July 2007.
9/07 Bradbury, B,, Child outcomes and family socio-economic characteristics (PDF) [552 Kb], SPRC Report 9/07, prepared for the Department of Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, June 2007.
8/07 Thomson, C., and valentine, k., Partnerships in Early Childhood Project: Final Report on Data Collection Round 1: Process Evaluation (PDF) [150 Kb], SPRC Report 8/07, prepared for the Benevolent Society, May 2007.
7/07 Thomson, C., Longden, T., Harrison, L., and valentine, k., Partnerships in Early Childhood Project, Final Report on Data Collection Round 1 (PDF) [242 Kb], SPRC Report 7/07, prepared for the Benevolent Society, May 2007
6/07 Fisher, K.R., and Parker, S., Effectiveness of supported living in relation to shared accommodation, Summary of the research plan (PDF) [127 Kb], SPRC Report 6/07, prepared for the Disability Policy and Research Working Group, December 2006.
5/07 Cortis, N., and Muir, K., Participation in sport and recreation by culturally and linguistically diverse women- stakeholder consultation report (PDF) [166 Kb], SPRC Report 5/07, prepared for the Department of Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, November 2006.
4/07 Cortis, N., Sawrikar, P., and Muir, K., Participation in sport and recreation by culturally and linguistically diverse women: literature and data review (PDF) [315 Kb], SPRC Report 4/07, prepared for the Department of Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, August 2006.
3/07 Fisher, K.R., Anderson, A., and Muir, K., Attendant Care Direct Funding Pilot Project: Evaluation Plan (PDF) [91 Kb], SPRC Report 3/07, prepared for the Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care (NSW), December 2006.
2/07 Muir, K., Dadich, A., Abelló, D., Bleasdale M., and Fisher K.R., Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative: Report III (PDF) [445 Kb], SPRC Report 2/07. prepared for the NSW Department of Health, June 2006.
1/07 Muir, K., Dadich, A., Abelló, D., Bleasdale, M., and Fisher, K.R., Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative: Report III, Summary (PDF) [130 Kb], SPRC Report 1/07, prepared for the NSW Department of Health, June 2006.

2005-2006

15/06

Dolby, R., Cashmore, J., Brown, J., Fisher, K.R., Fernandez, E. and Thomson, C (2006),‘Outcome Study on the Use of Children’s Services as a Strategy in Child Protection’ (PDF) [388 Kb], SPRC Report 15/06, for the Department of Community Services NSW, Social Policy Research Centre, March 2006.

14/06 Saunders, P., and Sutherland K.,  with Davidson, P., Hampshire, A., King, S., and Taylor, J., Experiencing Poverty: the Voices of Low-income Australians. Towards New Indicators of Disadvantage Project: Stage 1: Focus Group Outcomes (PDF) [237 Kb], SPRC Report 14/06, from the ARC Linkage Project, Left Out and Missing Out: Towards New Indicators of Disadvantage.
13/06 Fisher, K.R., Everingham, S., Katz, I., Sawrikar, P., Parker, S., van Gool, K., Haas M., and Johnston, C., Evaluation Plan: Early Intervention Program (PDF) [344 Kb], SPRC Report 13/06, prepared for the NSW Department of Community Services, July 2006.
12/06 Morris, A., Fisher, K.R., Dadich, A., Muir, K., Abelló, D., Norris, K., Bourne, C., and Martire, K., Models of Centralised Intake and Waiting List Management Systems: Feasibility Report (PDF) [231 Kb], report prepared for the NSW Department of Health, April 2005. SPRC Report 12/06.
11/06 Morris, A., Fisher, K.R., Abelló, D., Norris, K., Sutherland, K., and Yallop, S., Information Collection Systems in the Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative: Issues Paper (PDF) [172 Kb], SPRC Report 11/06, prepared for the NSW Department of Health, 2005, Download the Appendices (PDF) [11 Mb].
10/06 Muir, K., Dadich, A., Abelló, D., Bleasdale, M., Morris, A., and Fisher, K.R., Housing and Accommodation Support Iniative: Report II (PDF) [418 Kb], SPRC Report 10/06, prepared for the NSW Department of Health, December 2005. Report II Summary (PDF) [51 Kb]
9/06 Morris, A., Muir, K., Dadich, A., Abelló, D., and Bleasdale, M., Housing and Accommodation Support Iniative: Summary Report I (PDF) [236 Kb], SPRC Report 9/06, prepared for the NSW Department of Health, August 2005.
8/06 Morris, A., Fisher, K.R., Abelló, D., Norris, K., Sutherland, K., Yallop, S., Dadich, A., and Muir, K., Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative: Evaluation Plan (PDF) [292 Kb], SPRC Report 8/06, prepared for the NSW Department of Health, February 2005.
7/06 Smyth, C., Rawsthorne, M., and Siminski, P., Womens Lifework: Labour Market Transition Experiences of Women (PDF) [511 Kb], for the Commonwealth, State Territories and New Zealand Ministers' Conference on the Status of Women (MINCO) funded by the Womens Activity Trust Fund, March 2006. SPRC Report 07/06.
6/06 Thomson, C., valentine, k., Patulny, R., and Fisher, K.R., Understanding the Local Service Network Project (PDF) [509 Kb], SPRC Report 6/06, prepared for The Cabinet Office, New South Wales, March 2004.

5/06

Thomson, C., Hoffmann, S., Fisher, K.R., and Turnbull, N., Families First Area Review South West Sydney (PDF) [726 Kb], SPRC Report 5/06, prepared for The Cabinet Office, New South Wales, March 2004,.

4/06

Thomson, C., valentine, k., and Fisher K.R., Families First State Level Review (PDF) [338 Kb], SPRC Report 4/06, prepared for The Cabinet Office, New South Wales, March 2004.

3/06

Thomson, C., valentine, k., Hoffmann, S., and Fisher, K.R., Families First Area Review: Orana Far West (PDF) [445 Kb], SPRC Report 3/06, prepared for The Cabinet Office, New South Wales, March 2004.

2/06

Thomson, C., valentine, k., Fisher K.R. and Aggett, N., Families First Area Review: Illawarra (PDF) [431 Kb], SPRC Report 2/06, prepared for The Cabinet Office, New South Wales, March 2004.

1/06

Fisher, K.R., Thomson, C., and valentine, k., Families First Area Reviews Final Summary Report (PDF) [409 Kb], SPRC Report 1/06, prepared for The Cabinet Office, New South Wales, March 2004.

5/05 Eardley, T., Brown, J., Rawsthorne, M., Norris, K., and Emrys, L., The Impact of Breaching on Income Support Customers (PDF) [854 Kb], SPRC Report 5/05, prepared for the Department of Family and Community Services, October 2005.
4/05 Morris, A., and Abelló, D., Disability Support Pension New Customer Focus Groups (PDF) [161 Kb], SPRC Report 4/05, prepared for the Department of Family and Community Services, October 2005.
3/05 Robinson, S., Fisher, K.R., Lee, A., and Chenoweth, L., Review of Disability Services Queensland Referral Processes to Private Residential Facilities (PDF) [469 Kb], SPRC Report 3/05, prepared for Disability Services Queensland, December 2004.
2/05 Fisher, K.R., Abelló, D., Robinson, S., Siminski P., and Chenoweth, L.,, Evaluation of the Resident Support Program (PDF) [310 Kb], SPRC Report 2/05, prepared for Disability Services Queensland, April 2005, See SPRC Report 10/04 (PDF) [706 Kb].
1/05 Fine, M., Pancharatnam, K., and Thomson, C., Coordinated and Integrated Human Service Delivery Models (PDF) [208 Kb], SPRC Report 1/05, prepared for the New South Wales Cabinet Office and Premier's Department, March 2000, PDF

2003-2004

13/04 McHugh, M., McNab, J., Smyth, C., Chalmers, J., Siminski, P., and Saunders, P., The Availability of Foster Carers: Supplementary Material (PDF) [258 Kb], SPRC Report 13/04, prepared for the NSW Department of Community Services, November 2004.
12/04 McHugh, M., McNab, J., Smyth, C., Chalmers, J., Siminski P., and Saunders, P., The Availability of Foster Carers: Main Report (PDF) [566 Kb], SPRC Report 12/04, prepared for the NSW Department of Community Services, November 2004.
11/04 Fisher, K.R., and Patulny, R., Impact of Staff Ratios on Under 2 Year Olds in Children's Services (PDF) [210 Kb], SPRC Report 11/04, prepared for the National Association of Community Based Children's Services (NSW), Early Childhood Australia (NSW) Local Government Children's Services Association (NSW) and Community Child Care Cooperative (NSW), May 2004.
10/04 Abelló, D., Fisher, K.R., Robinson, S., and Chenoweth, L., Resident Support Evaluation Plan (PDF) [706 Kb], SPRC Report 10/04, prepared for Disability Services Queensland, January 2004.
Summaries: Final Evaluation Plan Summary (PDF) [22 Kb] [Rich text]; Baseline Summary (PDF) [35 Kb] [Rich text];
Interim Report Summary (PDF)
[44 Kb] [Rich text].
9/04 Thomson, C., McNab, J., and Fisher, K.R. Youth Health Evaluation (PDF) [237 Kb], SPRC Report 9/04, prepared for South Eastern Area Health Service, October 2002.
8/04 Eardley, T., McNab, J., Fisher, K.R., and Kozlina, S., with Eccles, J., and Flick, M., Evaluation of the New South Wales Youth Drug Court Pilot Program (PDF) [938 Kb], SPRC Report 8/04, prepared for the NSW Attorney-General’s Department, March 2004. 
7/04 Warrilow, P., Fisher, K.R., and valentine, k., Parent Support Strategies (PDF) [472 Kb], SPRC Report 7/04, prepared for Families First Cumberland Prospect, March 2004.
6/04 Warrilow, P., Fisher, K.R., and valentine, k. Early Learning Support Strategies (PDF) [332 Kb], SPRC Report 6/04, prepared for Families First Cumberland Prospect, January 2004.
5/04 Purcal, C., and Fisher, K.R., Review of the Early Childhood Teachers Shortage Interim Policy (PDF) [343 Kb], SPRC Report 5/04, prepared for the NSW Department of Community Services, December 2003, PDF.
4/04 Warrilow, P., Fisher, K.R., Cummings, K., Sumsion, J., a’Beckett, C., and Tudball, J., Early Childhood Teachers and Qualified Staff (PDF) [1 Mb], SPRC Report 4/04, prepared for the NSW Department of Community Services, Office of Childcare, December 2002.
3/04 Thompson, D., Bittman, M., and Saunders, P., The Impact of the Australian Catholic University’s Paid Maternity Leave Provision (PDF) [423 Kb], SPRC Report 3/04, prepared for the Australian Catholic University, March 2004.

2/04

Saunders, P., Patulny, R., and Lee, A., Updating and Extending Indicative Budget Standards for Older Australians (PDF) [283 Kb], SPRC Report 2/04, prepared for the Association of Superanuation Funds Australia, February 2004,

1/04

Saunders, P., Updated Budget Standard Estimates for Australian Working Families in September 2003 (PDF) [352 Kb], SPRC Report 1/04, prepared for the Australia Council of Trade Unions, February 2004.

3/03 Bradbury, B., Child Poverty: A Review (PDF) [380 Kb], SPRC Report 3/03, prepared for the Department of Family and Community Services, November 2003. A revised version has now been released by the Department of Family and Community Services as Policy Research Paper No. 20.
2/03 Thomson, C., Fisher, K.R., and Tudball, J., Families First Area Review Methodology (PDF) [232 Kb], SPRC Report 2/03, prepared for Families First, December 2002.
1/03 Tudball, J., Fisher, K.R., Sands, T., and Dowse, L., Supporting Families Who Have A Child With A Disability (PDF) [305 Kb], SPRC Report 1/03, prepared for Families First Inner West, December 2002.

2000-2002

7/02 Fisher, K.R., Kemp, L., and Tudball, J., Families First Outcomes Evaluation Framework (PDF) [223 Kb], SPRC Report 7/02, prepared for the Cabinet Office of New South Wales, March 2002.
6/02 Shaver S. and Tudball, J., Literature Review on Factors Contributing to Community Capabilities (PDF) [366 Kb], SPRC Report 6/02, prepared for the Department of Family and Community Services, June 2002.
5/02 Bradbury, B., Methods to Address Requirements for Changes in Funding Disability Services Brought About by External Change (PDF) [452 Kb], SPRC Report 5/02, presented to the Victorian Department of Human Services for the National Disability Administrators, April 2002.
4/02 Barber, J., and Eardley, T., NGO Partnership Project: Integration of Service Delivery by Large Multi-Service Non Government Providers (PDF) [281 Kb], SPRC Report 4/02, prepared for the Department of Family and Community Services, revised February 2002.
3/02 Chalmers, J., Transitions onto the Age Pension: an Analysis of FACS Longitudinal Administrative Data (PDF) [268 Kb], SPRC Report 3/02, prepared for the Department of Family and Community Services, submitted November 2001, revised July 2002.
2/02 Flick, M., Bittman, M., and Doyle, J., The Community's Most Valuable [Hidden] Asset - Volunteering in Australia (PDF) [623 Kb], SPRC Report 2/02, prepared for the Department of Family and Community Services, Submitted December 2000, Revised July 2002.
1/02 Eardley, T., and Bradbury, B., eds, Refereed Proceedings from the National Social Policy Conference 4-6 July 2001, SPRC Report 1/02, University of New South Wales, April 2002.
6/01 Bittman, M., Flick, M., and Rice, J., The Recruitment of Older Australian Workers: A Survey of a High Growth Industry (PDF) [657 Kb], SPRC Report 6/01, prepared for the Department of Family and Community Services, December 2001.
5/01 Flick, M., and Eardley, T., Evaluation of the NSW Youth Drug Court Pilot Program: First Implementation Review (PDF) [198 Kb], SPRC Report 5/01, prepared for the NSW Attorney-General's Department, June 2001.
4/01 Chalmers, J., and Norris, K., Early Retirement: Does it Lead to Dependency on Income Support? (PDF) [466 Kb], SPRC Report 4/01, prepared for the Department of Family and Community Services, November 2001.
3/01 Norris, K., and Bradbury, B., An Analysis of Trends and Characteristics of the Older Workforce (PDF) [465 Kb], SPRC Report 3/01, prepared for the Department of Family and Community Services, November 2001.
2/01 Evans, C., and Shaver, S., Youth Homelessness: Case Studies of the Reconnect Program (PDF) [441 Kb], SPRC Report 2/01, prepared for the Department of Family and Community Services, July 2001 PDF
1/01 Bradbury, B., Norris, K., and Abelló, D., Socio-Economic Disadvantage and the Prevalence of Disability (PDF) [570 Kb], SPRC Report 1/01, prepared for the Victorian Department of Human Services, DisAbility Services, January 2001.
6/00 McNab, J., and Fisher, K.R., Youth health Project, Evaluation Report (PDF) [233 Kb], SPRC Report 6/00, prepared for Northern Sydney Area Health Services, November 2000.

5/00

 Fine, M., Fisher, K.R., Doyle, J., Strazzari, S., and McNab, J., with Harris, M., Davies, G.P., and O'Brien, T., Linked Care Evaluation Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Coordinated Care Trial, Local Evaluation Report (PDF) [833 Kb], SPRC Report 5/00, prepared for the Department of Health and Aged Care and Northern Sydney Area Health Services, March 2000.

4/00

Strazzari, S., Fisher, K.R., Fine, M., Doyle, J., McNab, J., with Harris, M., Davies G.P. and O'Brien, T., Linked Care Evaluation Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Coordinated Care Trial, Local Evaluation Client Experience Report (PDF) [476 Kb], SPRC Report 4/00, prepared for the Department of Health and Aged Care and Northern Sydney Area Health Services, March 2000.

3/00 Fisher, K.R., Fine, M., Doyle, J., Strazzari, S., McNab, J., with Harris, M., Davies, G.P. and O'Brien, T.,  Linked Care Evaluation Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Coordinated Care Trial, Local Evaluation Whole of System Report (PDF) [444 Kb], SPRC Report 3/00, prepared for the Department of Health and Aged Care and Northern Sydney Area Health Services, March 2000.
2/00 McNab, J., Fisher, K.R., Fine, M., Doyle, J., Strazzari, S., with Harris, M., Davies, G.P. and  O'Brien, T., Linked Care Evaluation Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Coordinated Care Trial, Local Evaluation Service Provider Experience Report (PDF) [550 Kb], SPRC Report 2/00, prepared for the Department of Health and Aged Care and Northern Sydney Area Health Services, March 2000.
1/00 Fisher, K.R., McHugh, M., and Thomson, C., The Link Between Children's Services and Child Protection (PDF) [423 Kb], SPRC Report 1/00, prepared for the NSW Department of Community Services, Office of Childcare, February 2000, also avaiable in Rich Text Format.