2012, English, Book, Illustrated
Care to work? [electronic resource] : expanding choice and access to workforce participation for mature aged women carers / Bettina Cass, Trish Hill, Cathy Thomson.
Being a carer has a negative impact on women's participation in employment and few re-enter the workforce when caring ends. The adverse economic, health, and personal consequences of unemployment are also well known. This paper explore policies to enhance the labour market participation of older women who are carers in Australia, focusing on women aged 45 to 70 years old. Chapters include: current policy context and choices about care and employment; characteristics of mature aged women carers; key international policies to reconcile work and care; and, a vision for Australia's carers.
2. Current policy context: matured aged women and choices about care and employment
3. Characteristics of mature aged women carers
4. Key international policies to reconcile work and care
The HC Coombs Policy Forum is a strategic collaboration between the Australian Government and ANU, at the Crawford School of Public Policy. It is administered by the Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education.
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