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A half-hearted defence of the CDEP scheme

Hunter, Boyd


The Community Development Employment Projects (CDEP) scheme was developed as a response to the perceived social threat of "sit-down money" to Indigenous communities in the 1970s. Ironically, the scheme is now being criticised as being one of the main factors driving the social effects of prolonged welfare dependence. This paper updates the Office of Evaluation and Audit 1997 report that evaluated the scheme. While this paper shows that the CDEP scheme has a significant effect of reducing social...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Family Matters


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