The Australian System of Social Protection – An Overview (Second Edition)
FaHCSIA Occasional Paper No. 6
110 Pages Posted: 23 Dec 2010
Date Written: June 1, 2002
Provides an overview of the Australian system of income support within the broader context of social protection policies. Updating Peter Whiteford's original Policy Research Paper (published in 2000), the second edition incorporates recent data and reflects a number of recent policy changes. The paper highlights those features of the Australian income support system, including its social and institutional issues, which differ from other OECD countries.
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