Enhanced rights and protections, but what about capability? Reflections from four decades of social policy engagement

Date: Wednesday 13 March 2013, 5:30pm – 7pm Presenter: Alison McClelland, Commissioner, Productivity Commission Respondents: Paul Ronalds, First Assistant Secretary, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet Annette Michaux Strategic Policy and Research Manager, The Whiddon Group. Location: Barton Theatre, Level 1, GJ Yeend Wing, JG Crawford Building (#132A) 1 Lennox Crossing, Australian National University In […]

Welfare and the State: Old and New Challenges, Public Lecture & Book Launch

Tuesday December 10, 2013, 5.30 pm (for a 5:45 pm start) The Glasshouse, Z6 Block- Level 4, QUT Creative Industries Precinct Cnr Kelvin Grove Road & Musk Avenue, Brisbane A public lecture by Prof Greg Marston presented by the Australian Social Policy Association in conjunction with School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University […]

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, […]