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Social security and welfare spending in Australia: Assessing long-term trends

Vol: 
1/2017
Author name: 
Whiteford, P
Year: 
2017
Month: 
July
Abstract: 

This Policy Brief: - summarises trends in spending on social security cash transfers and services in Australia since 1980.

  • examines trends in the proportion of the population receiving different social security payments and

  • compares Australian social security spending with other OECD countries.

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