Diary of social legislation and policy 1996


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December 1996

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This edition of the annual diary records changes made during 1996 in Commonwealth government social policy and legislation. It provides a reference for researchers and workers in government and service organisations by drawing together information from a range of sources relating to the development of new policy and legislation, funding of government programs, and recommendations for change in legislation from reviews, inquiries and commissioned research. Areas covered by chapters in the diary are: community and family services; education; employment and training; family law and policy; health; housing; immigration; and social security. The chapters are compiled by staff from the Australian Council for Educational Research; the Centre for Labour Studies, University of Adelaide; the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare; the Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales; the Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs; and the Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Diary of social legislation and policy series