'Modern' Labor and the Fair Work Act 2009: Challenging the Male Breadwinner Gender Order?
This report examines key elements of Labor's Fair Work Act 2009 and its implications, particularly for women workers.
Assessing the Effectiveness of the Proposed Restructure of Traffic Policing in South Australia
This report, prepared for the Police Association of South Australia, presents an analysis of the veracity of SAPOL's proposal of restructuring the traffic policing in SA, in light of the available evidence and perspectives from key stakeholders.
A preliminary analysis of direct and indirect costs associated with the relocation of prison facilities to the Murray Bridge district
The report details the findings of a survey of staff from the three correctional facilities that the State Government proposes to re-locate from various metropolitan regions to Murray Bridge.This survey was completed by 252 employees in September 2008. It addressed various issues including respondents' current job satisfaction and future employment intentions in the context of the proposed relocations, current travel patterns to work and how the proposed relocation would affect them and perceptions about living in Murray Bridge.
Economic Impact of Prisons in Rural Areas: A Review of the Issues
This review focuses on the economic, social and employment impact of locating prisons in rural areas. It focuses on US evidence primarily because most states embarked on large prison building programmes over the last three decades with a particular focus on locating prisons in rural areas. It also makes reference to new prison building programmes in Ireland and Britain
State of South Australia Updates
The State of South Australia Publication is scheduled to be published every two years, the first being 2005. In the alternating years, we hope to produce a series of updates from a selection of authors around key areas of public policy. Copies of the 2006 Updates can be downloaded from the Australian institute of Social Research Website at http://www.aisr.adelaide.edu.au/pubs/stateofsa/2006/
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