The Demonstration Sites for Day Respite in Residential Aged Care Facilities (DDR) Initiative was announced as part of the 2007/2008 Federal Budget with $41.2 million provided over four years by the National Respite for Carers Program (NRCP) to establish demonstration sites for day respite care in aged care facilities. Thirty providers from metropolitan and rural and remote areas across Australia were offered funding.
The Return to Work (RTW) Fund was established by the WorkCoverSA Board in June 2008, with $15 million to implement initiatives that contribute to the improved return of injured workers to work. The last three years has seen considerable success and learning from the activities of the RTW Fund. This has involved:
This publication discusses the objectives, scope and implications of a proposed new typology of community and individual rights policy in the United Kingdom.
Released: July 2012
The Australian Workplace Innovation and Social Research Centre (WISeR) was commissioned by the SA Department of Further Education, Employment, Science and Technology (DFEEST) to prepare a report which would identify research evidence of good practice models of case management, with a focus on learners in vocational education and training. The report assisted DFEEST in providing advice to inform one of the milestone projects under Priority 3 ‘identify best practice in wrap-around service delivery for at-risk cohorts' and to assist the formulation of advice by the APPC to SCOTESE on this matter. In 2012, DFEEST gave WISeR permission to release the report.
Released: August 2012
This report outlines core areas of the Fair Work Act (2009) to identify the implications of key changes, particularly for women workers.
Released: June 2012
New report points to the need for more authentics forms of community engagement in wind farm develoment in Australia.
Released: May 2012
The hidden costs of public sector job losses are revealed in a new report that values public sector workforce knowledge and skill.
Released: April 2012