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Government mythology on income management, alcohol, addiction and Indigenous communities

Bielefeld, Brooke (Shelley)


Many governments have intensified conditions on social security payments, implementing new paternalist and neoliberal policy ideals that individualise responsibility for overcoming poverty. This article explores how such policy ideals can operate with a racialised impact in the context of income management, a type of welfare conditionality in Australia that delivers cashless welfare transfers. Income management originally applied only to Indigenous welfare recipients, but has since been...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Critical Social Policy
DOI: 10.1177/0261018317752735


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