Pages tagged by "Peter Whiteford"

The social network

Good social policy means taking a long-term view according to Peter Whiteford, Director of the new Social Policy Institute at Crawford School.

Institutes look at sustenance and society

Putting food on our plates and better supporting society is the focus of two new institutes launched at ANU Public Policy 2013, the University’s flagship policy event.

ANU Public Policy 2013 to tackle the big issues

Some of the key challenges facing policymakers and society will be tackled head-on at ANU Public Policy 2013, which begins at Crawford School on 5 June.

Middle class welfare – are we hitting the target?

Child poverty could be on the increase due to changes in Family Tax Benefit, write PETER WHITEFORD and GERRY REDMOND.

Do warnings of falling living standards add up to need for tax reform?

Putting tax reform on the policy agenda will ensure the benefits of growth are more equally shared, writes PETER WHITEFORD.

Disadvantage move welcomed

The announcement of a move towards greater cooperation between peak bodies for business, trade unions and social services has been welcomed by Crawford School social issues expert Professor Peter Whiteford.

Welfare cuts to lone parents will not help them find work

Contrary to a recent opinion piece, the indications are that most children who are abused do not live in lone-parent or step families, writes PETER WHITEFORD.

Stimulus a shelter from GFC storm

Australian society saw out the storm of the Global Financial Crisis without its poorest residents getting poorer, partly thanks to well-targeted stimulus payments, according to a leading social researcher.

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