Social worker Sister Margherita speaking to four young South American migrant women over a counter at the Catholic Family Welfare Bureau in Sydney

Mulligan, J. A. (1927-1996), Sydney social worker Sister Margherita speaking to four young South American migrant women over a counter at the Catholic Family Welfare Bureau in Sydney, 19 April 1971 [3], nla.obj-145332094

 

The Parliamentary Library's guide to Welfare law contains links to legislation and key national welfare bodies, many of which publish their research freely online. It also provides a history and chronology of welfare law.

The following two Australian Government reports also provide an historical overview:

Other more general indexing and full text services include:

  • Academic Search Complete

The Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) produce a number of publications, including the Australian community sector survey 2014 and Poverty in Australia

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