Program

Monday 25th September — Monday

08:30 AM
Conference Registration
Location:
Foyer
09:30 AM
Official Opening
Location:
Leighton Hall
Welcome to Country: Aunty Maxine Ryan, La Perouse Local Aboriginal Land Council
Welcome to the Australian Social Policy Conference: Professor Ian Jacobs,
President and Vice-Chancellor, UNSW Sydney
09:45 AM
Chair:
Professor Carla Treloar, Social Policy Research Centre
Speaker(s):
Professor Greg Marston, The University of Queensland
Location:
Leighton Hall
Get a life: critical reflections on ‘post-work’ politics and policies
Sponsored by the Australian Government Department of Social Services
11:00 AM
Morning Tea
Location:
Foyer
11:30 AM
Contributed Papers
Recognising and Supporting Unpaid Care by Parents and Carers
Chinese Social Policy Workshop Opening Session
Chair:
Bingqin Li
Location:
Gallery 2
Including the opening of the Chinese Social Policy Workshop by Mr TONG Xuejun, Deputy Consul-General of the People’s Republic of China in Sydney and Laurie Pearcy, Pro Vice Chancellor International, UNSW Sydney
01:10 PM
01:10 PM
Lunch
Location:
Foyer
02:10 PM
Contributed Papers
Australia's Child Protection System
Special Session: Harnessing Data to Improve Australian's Welfare
Special Session: Criminalisation or Social Policy?
03:10 PM
Afternoon Tea
Location:
Foyer
03:40 PM
Contributed Papers
Special Session: Child Care Flexibility at a Crossroads
Chair:
Manuela Nalidini
Location:
Leighton Hall
Innovative models in family day care
Megan Blaxland, Elizabeth Adamson
Special Session: Long-term Unemployment, Social Networks and Wellbeing
Chair:
Gaby Ramia
Location:
Tyree Room
Beyond 'who you know': a qualitative analysis of social networks and job search in Australia
Gaby Ramia, Michelle Peterie, Greg Marston, Roger Patulny, Claire Seaman
The role of personal networks in helping Australians find jobs
Roger Patulny, Claire Seaman, Gaby Ramia, Greg Marston, Michelle Peterie
It’s not just the size of your network that counts, it’s if and how you use it
Michelle Peterie, Gaby Ramia, Greg Marston, Roger Patulny, Claire Seaman
Chair:
Jane Flanagan
Speaker(s):
Roundtable of active community researchers, community members and academics
Location:
Gallery 1
05:00 PM
Drinks Reception
Location:
Foyer
Sponsored by the ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods and the Australian Data Archive

Tuesday 26th September — Tuesday

09:00 AM
Chair:
Professor Karen Fisher, Social Policy Research Centre
Speaker(s):
Associate Professor Bingqin Li, Social Policy Research Centre
Location:
Leighton Hall
10:15 AM
Morning Tea
Location:
Foyer
Presentation of the Australian Journal of Social Issues Peter Saunders Prize
10:45 AM
Contributed Papers
Homelessness and Housing Disadvantage
Chair:
Hazel Blunden
Location:
Room G1 (Civil Engineering Building)
Homelessness and mental illness among young people
Ashleigh Bullot, Dini Liyanarachchi
Reconnecting through evaluation
Joann Fildes, Jacqueline Plummer
Reporting on reforms to the NSW Specialist Homelessness Services Program
kylie valentine, Fredrick Zmudzki, Michael Fotheringham, Ciara Smyth
12:25 PM
Lunch
Location:
Foyer
12:30 PM
Australian Social Policy Association (ASPA) Annual General Meeting
Location:
Gallery 1
01:25 PM
Chair:
Professor Peter Saunders, Social Policy Research Centre
Speaker(s):
Professor Lane Kenworthy, University of California
Location:
Leighton Hall
02:40 PM
Afternoon Tea
Location:
Foyer
03:10 PM
Contributed Papers
05:00 PM
Chinese Social Policy Reception
Location:
Rooms 221-223, John Goodsell Building
Sponsored by the Confucius Institute at UNSW Sydney
06:00 PM
Speaker(s):
UNSW Chinese Debating Team
Location:
Rooms 221-223, John Goodsell Building

Wednesday 27th September — Wednesday

09:00 AM
Chair:
Associate Professor kylie valentine, Social Policy Research Centre
Speaker(s):
Professor Jill Manthorpe, King's College London
10:15 AM
Morning Tea
Location:
Foyer
10:45 AM
Contributed Papers
Special Session: Refugee Children
Chair:
Ciara Smyth
Location:
Leighton Hall
An ecological approach to reporting the adjustment of refugee children and adolescents in Australia: outcomes from wave three of the Building a New Life in Australia study
Meaghan O'Donnell, Winnie Lau, Angela Nickerson, Derrick Silove, Ben Edwards, Miranda Van Hooff, Mark Creamer, Nathan Alkemade, Dzenana Kartal, Alexander McFarlane, David Forbes, Dusan Hadzi-Pavlovic, Zachary Steel, Kim Felmingham, Richard Bryant
Intrusive fear for family amongst family resettled as refugees in Australia
Zachary Steel, Richard Bryant, Meaghan O'Donnell, Angela Nickerson, Derrick Silove, Ben Edwards, Miranda Van Hooff, Winnie Lau, Dusan Hadzi-Pavlovic
Formal and Informal Out-of-Home Care in Australia
Chair:
Deb Brennan
Location:
Room G1 (Civil Engineering Building)
Panel discussion
Sam Page, Early Childhood Australia; Chris F Wright, University of Sydney; Shanon Ranjit, Health Services
12:25 PM
Lunch
Location:
Foyer
01:25 PM
Chair:
Professor Ilan Katz, Social Policy Research Centre
Speaker(s):
Commissioner Robert Fitzgerald, Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse
02:25 PM
Afternoon Tea
Location:
Foyer
02:55 PM
Contributed Papers
Location:
Leighton Hall
Overview of the Pathways of Care longitudinal study design and progress
A brief overview of the study will be provided including the study design, data sources, progress and a snapshot of how children are faring since entering out-of-home care on the key developmental outcomes of physical health, socio-emotional wellbeing and cognitive/learning ability.