A Farewell to Australia’s welfare state
For much of the post-war period, the Australian welfare state has been misunderstood by overseas social policy commentators. The lack of generosity of welfare payments has been substantially compensated for by a system of wages regulation which has prevented waged poverty and delivered a reduced dispersion of incomes. The strong emphasis on means-testing of benefits has not had the stigmatising effects of benefit selectivity elsewhere, since Australian means tests are designed to exclude the...[Show more]
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