Current and Past Projects
Australians who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex, asexual and more (LGBTQIA+) face tremendous challenges in preparing careers through higher education.
Autistic adults tend to have poor employment outcomes and poor well-being, but these outcomes have mostly been treated separately. This project aims to investigate the links between sustainable employment and well-being of autistic adults.
Report: Scoping Study on Gender-Based Violence in Individualised Support & Care Services in Victoria
Sara Charlesworth, Fiona Macdonald and Jane Clarke, are undertaking this scoping project for Worksafe Victoria.
The aim of this study is to explore the role of Australian Public Libraries and their support services for newly settled refugees.
The overarching project aims to identify and explain the significance of jobs, work and employment in sub-national regions over time in Australia.
The ‘Growing Southern Gippsland’ project is a collaboration between the Bass Coast Landcare Network, RMIT University, Federation University Australia, Bass Coast Shire Council and the South Gippsland Landcare Network through funding from the Victorian State Government and the Victorian Centre for Climate Change Innovation.
Sara Charlesworth is an investigator on this Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council-funded project.
This project explores the links between job quality and care quality in the context of formal aged care provision in the distinct liberal welfare states
This project is investigating the outcomes of cash-for-care reforms for care workers.
Country Fire Authority and New Engagement Approaches The Country Fire Authority tried new engagement approaches in four localities across Victoria. The approaches were: arts-based, using
Community engagement by Chinese firms in Australia: Practices and benefits This research project aims to investigate the temporal and spatial dimensions of care and support
CFA Community Fireguard Review: Improving Quality Control and Assurance Project dates: 1 October 2009 to 31 August 2010 Key people Peter Fairbrother, Alison Hart and
A Framework to enable community resilience and engagement The project was commissioned by the Cardinia Shire Council to provide a framework and tools in order
The Glass Ceiling For Women: Assessing the State of Gender Equality and Career Progression in the Health Industry
This research aims to explore the factors contributing to gender equality and inequality in terms of pay and access to promotion.
Informal Care, Social Protection and Gender: Policy Implications for Countries in the WHO Western Pacific Region
A scoping review on informal care, social protection and gender is drawing out policy implications for countries in the Western Pacific Region. Grant: WHO Western
Gender, Migration and the Work of Care: Comparative Perspectives The project investigates how the reorganization of care is influencing care workers’ international migration, and how