Collaboration with APO continues

ASPA is continuing to build a relationship with Australian Policy Online (APO) – a clearing house with a wealth of social policy material which has been running for the last 13 years, where ASPA members can publish their reports, research findings and commentary. As a member, ASPA may also use the APO site to advertise […]

This month’s featured research

Who you know or where you go? The role of formal and informal networks in finding employment and maintaining wellbeing. Chief investigators for the first Australian study to consider the role of formal policy networks and informal social networks in finding employment and maintaining well-being – Assoc Prof Gaby Ramia (University of Sydney), Prof Greg […]

AJSI celebrates major milestone

To commemorate the 50th anniversary volume of the Australian Journal of Social Issues ASPA has created the Peter Saunders prize for the best paper published in the journal in a calendar year. The inaugural prize will be awarded at the Australian Social Policy Conference to be hosted in Sydney in September. See next month’s aspa […]

Noticing and helping the neglected child lessons from the UK

ASPA Occasional Lecture Monday 5 September 2011 Professor Brigid Daniel, Stirling University As part of the Safeguarding Children research programme, a recent systematic literature review examined evidence about the extent to which practitioners are equipped to recognise and respond to the indications that a child’s needs are likely to be, or are being neglected. This […]

ABS Fact Sheets

Five PDF factsheets on household economics recently released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics will be of interest to ASPA members. Please visit the ABS website to view the fact sheets: http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/DetailsPage/6523.02011-12

AJSI Samples

Australian Journal of Social Issues – SAMPLES The links below contain tables of content and author information for recent issues of the Australian Journal of Social Issues. Volume 50 Volume 50 Number 3 Volume 50 Number 2 Volume 50 Number 1 Volume 49 Volume 49 Number 4 Volume 49 Number 3 Volume 49 Number 2 […]

aspa past events

ASPA Past Events

Influencing social policy: insights from economics, psychology and biology Presenter: Mary Ann O’Loughlin Date: Wednesday 11 March 2015 at 5pm Please RSVP to enquiries@aspa.org.au Location: Barton Theatre, Level 1, GJ Yeend Wing, JG Crawford Building (#132A) 1 Lennox Crossing, Australian National University. To quote the great psychologist, Kurt Lewin: if you want to understand something, […]