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.
Closing the Enforcement Gap: Improving Employment Standards Protections for People in Precarious Jobs
This partnership project aims to map the nature and range of employment standards violations, document enforcement policies and practices across occupational and industrial sectors in
This project examines how vulnerable persons and emergency management organisations use social media during disasters.