When: Tue. 25 September 2018, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Prest Theatre, Faculty of Business and Economics, 111 Barry Street, Carlton Victoria
It is timely to reflect on the nature and impact of conditionality. Australia has the most targeted social security system in the OECD. Payments (especially Newstart Allowance and Youth Allowance) are inadequate and increasingly conditional. Yet international research suggests that imposing additional conditions on payments does little to motivate behaviour change or assist people to gain economic security.
This seminar will consider the evidence from the United Kingdom and Australia. It is part of the Brotherhood of St Laurence’s Reclaiming Social Security seminar series
Produced by the librarians at the Brotherhood of St Laurence in Melbourne, Australia