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Unpaid Work, Unpaid Care, Unpaid Assistance and Volunteering

Yap, Mandy; Biddle, Nicholas


The care economy includes activities such as providing unpaid child care; unpaid assistance for someone with a disability, a long-term illness, or problems related to old age; undertaking domestic work; and volunteering. Information on the level and type of unpaid work undertaken by all Australians was first collected in the 2006�Census. The questions were included again in the 2011 Census. The benefits from the care sector to the Australian economy is significant. From a financial perspective,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR)
Type: Working/Technical Paper


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