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Trends in social security receipt among Indigenous Australians: Evidence from household surveys 1994-2015

Venn, Danielle; Biddle, Nicholas; Sanders, William


This paper uses data from National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Surveys to examine trends in social security receipt among the Indigenous population between 1994 and 2014/15 as well as documenting the declining receipt of Community Development Employment Project (CDEP) wages. In non-remote areas, social security receipt among Indigenous Australians fell between 1994 and 2008 for both men and women. During this period of buoyant labour market conditions, falls in receipt of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR)
Date published: 2020
Type: Working/Technical Paper
DOI: 10.25911/5eda1f78674c3
Access Rights: Open Access


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