Australian Journal of Social Issues

A refereed scholarly journal publishing original contributions on Australian social issues and policy. Articles accepted for publication may be cross-disciplinary and may discuss specific social issues, review conceptual problems, present empirical report

Articles from Vol. 41, No. 1, Autumn

Asylum Seekers Living in the Community on Bridging Visa E: Community Sector's Response to Detrimental Policies
Ismael's story Ismael (NB: names have been changed), his wife Elsa and their 3-year old son Andy came to Australia in 1999 on a 3-month visitor visa. Three weeks later they lodged an application for protection visas on account of political persecution...
Determinants of Time Allocation Combinations among Non-Employed Older Persons: Evidence from Australian Time Use Diaries
Introduction Two emerging demographic trends have captured the attention of many industrialized countries. Firstly, the proportion of those aged 65 years of age and over is projected to increase dramatically. In the United Kingdom, the United States,...
Welfare to Work; or Work-Discipline Visited?
A. Introduction The 2005 Federal Budget heralded a major Government investment in 'welfare-to-work' reforms first canvassed in the 'McClure Report' of the Reference Group on Welfare Reform (McClure, 2000). Among other things, the reforms impose...
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