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Care Issues: A Forum with Jill Rubery – Wednesday 3rd April 2013

February 28, 2013

The Centre for Research in Applied Economics (CRAE) and the Curtin Graduate School of Business at Curtin University are presenting a special two-hour policy forum on Wednesday, 3 April 2013. This

In this forum, Professor Jill Rubery will contribute insights from her UK-based research on institutional structures and human resource practices in the social care sector. There will be a particular focus on her findings about the way in which the organisation of care delivery can have important effects on the economic and social well-being of care workers. Her conclusions have relevance for current policy debates on the provision of care services in Australia.

The forum will also feature presentations from key care provision experts with Professor Fiona McKenzie of Curtin University addressing regional care issues and Helen Creed, Policy Manager for Vulnerable People, WACOSS (Western Australian Council of Social Services Inc.), who will provide a discussant response to Fiona and Jill’s presentations. A brief question and answer session will follow.

Time: 9.45am to 12.00pm, Wednesday, 3 April 2013

Venue: Curtin Graduate School of Business, Perth

Attendance at this event is free of charge; however, bookings for this event are essential by 29th March 2013.

For further information or to register, please contact Ellen Young at or telephone: 9266 3502.