Index

A

  1. Abbott government (Federal) *, *, *, *
  2. age pension *, *, *, *, *
    1. aged poverty *
  3. aged care *, *, *, *-*, *
    1. accommodation bonds *
    2. Aged Care Assessment Team *, *
    3. community aged care *, *, *, *
    4. consumer-directed care *
    5. financial capacity *, *
    6. government agencies *, *, *
    7. Home and Community Care program *, *, *, *, *
    8. informal care *, *
    9. managed markets *
    10. paid care *
    11. residential care *, *, *, *
  4. ageing population *, *, *
    1. fertility rates *
  5. asset privatisation *
  6. asset sales *, *, *, *, *, *, *, *
    1.  voter opinions *, *-*
  7. Australian Assistance Plan *

B

  1. Baird, Mike *, *
  2. banks and banking *, *-*
    1. big four banks *, *
  3. Bligh government (QLD) *, *
  4. Brotherhood of St Laurence *, *
  5. Brown, Dean *

C

  1. Campbell Page *
  2. Carr, Bob *
  3. child care *, *, *, *, *
    1. ABC Learning *, *, *
    2. Child Care Act 1972 *
    3. Child Care Benefit *
    4. Child Care Tax Rebate *, *
    5. Howard government policy changes *-*
    6. National Early Years Learning Framework *
    7. wage increase *
  4. citizen-consumer *
  5. Commonwealth Bank of Australia *, *, *, *-*
    1. community service obligations *, *
    2. service delivery *
  6. community aged care see aged care: community aged care
  7. competitive neutrality *, *, *
  8. competitive tendering *, *, *, *, *, *, *
  9. compulsory superannuation see superannuation: compulsory occupational superannuation
  10. consumer choice *, *, *, *
    1. financial literacy *, *, *
  11. contestability *, *, *

D

  1. deregulation *, *, *
    1. financial deregulation *, *

E

  1. economic rationalism *, *
  2. economic stimulus *
  3. education *
    1. academically selective schools *
    2. Australian Education Bill *
    3. Catholic schools *, *
    4. cultural capital *, *, *, *
    5. economic capital *, *, *
    6. educational reforms *
    7. independent schools *
    8. MySchool website *
    9. National Plan for School Improvement *
    10. parental research *
    11. private school funding *, *, *
    12. private/public divide *
    13. School autonomy programs *
    14. school choice *, *, *
      1. ideology *
      2. quality control *
    15. school funding policy *
    16. social capital *, *
    17. unmarketable children *
  4. employment *, *, *, *, *
    1. Employment Services Holdings Pty Ltd *
    2. Job Network *, *
    3. Job Services Australia *, *, *
    4. Working nation *

F

  1. Fair Work Australia *
  2. financialisation *, *, *, *
  3. fiscal welfare *, *
  4. for-profit organisations *, *, *, *, *, *, *, *, *, *
    1. quality *, *
  5. foreign ownership *, *
  6. Fraser government *, *, *, *, *, *
  7. Fraser, Malcolm *
  8. free-market economics *, *, *, *

G

  1. gender inequality *, *, *
  2. Giddens, Anthony *
  3. Gillard government (Federal) *, *, *, *, *, *, *, *, *, *
  4. Global Financial Crisis *, *, *
  5. Gonski educational reforms *, *
  6. Gonski, David *
  7. government-owned enterprises *, *
  8. Greiner government (NSW) *, *

H

  1. Hawke government (Federal) *, *, *
  2. Hawke, Bob *
  3. health care *
    1. corporate healthcare *, *, *, *, *, *
    2. expenditure *, *, *, *
    3. general practice *, *
    4. health policy reform *
    5. National Health Reform Agreement *
    6. Private Health Insurance Tax Rebate *, *, *, *
    7. private hospitals *, *, *, *, *
    8. public hospitals *, *
    9. universal healthcare *, *, *
  4. Healthscope Group *, *, *
  5. Hilmer Report *, *, *
  6. Hockey, Joe *
  7. housing *, *
    1. Commonwealth State Housing Agreement *, *
    2. Housing Affordability Fund *, *
    3. Housing Commission *
    4. international housing policy *
    5. National Affordable Housing Agreement *, *
    6. National Rental Affordability Scheme *, *
    7. public housing *, *, *, *
    8. urban renewal *
    9. War Service Homes Commission *
  8. Howard government (Federal) *, *, *, *, *, *, *
  9. Howard, John *
  10. human rights *, *, *, *

I

  1. Iemma, Morris *
  2. immigration *, *
    1. immigrant skills assessment *, *-*, *, *
    2. skilled immigrants *
  3. income support *, *, *, *, *, *, *
  4. income tax *
    1. Asprey Tax Review *
  5. Indigenous communities *, *, *
  6. individual choice see public choice theory

K

  1. Keating government (Federal) *, *, *, *, *, *
  2. Keating, Paul *, *
  3. Keneally, Kristina *
  4. Kennett government (VIC) *

L

  1. Labor Party *, *, *, *, *
  2. Latham, Mark *, *

M

  1. Macquarie Bank *
  2. Marginson, Simon *
  3. market discipline *, *, *
  4. market encroachment *, *, *, *, *
  5. market reform *, *, *, *, *
  6. marketisation *, *, *, *, *, *, *, *, *
    1. increased competition *, *, *, *, *, *, *, *
  7. MAXNetWork Pty Ltd *
  8. means tests *, *, *, *, *, *, *, *
  9. Medibank Private *, *, *
  10. Medicare *, *, *, *, *, *
  11. Medicare Benefits Schedule *
  12. Medicare Levy Surcharge *, *
  13. Mission Australia *
  14. mixed economy *, *, *, *, *, *
  15. mutual financial organisations *, *, *-*
    1. hybrid banks *, *, *

N

  1. National Commission of Audit *, *
  2. National Competition Policy *, *, *
  3. national savings *, *, *
  4. New Public Management (NPM) *, *, *, *, *, *, *, *, *
  5. non-government organisations *, *, *
    1. faith-based *
    2. secular *
  6. non-profit organisations *, *, *, *, *, *
    1. charities *, *, *
    2. gag clauses *, *, *
    3. Office for the Non-Profit Sector *
    4. policy research *

O

  1. occupational welfare *; see also superannuation
  2. O’Farrell, Barry *
  3. outsourcing *, *, *, *

P

  1. path dependency *
  2. pathology laboratories *, *
  3. Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme *
  4. pragmatic privatisations *
  5. private contractors *, *
    1. fraudulent conduct *
  6. privatisation *, *, *, *, *, *, *, *, *, *, *, *, *
    1. Medicare *
    2. superannuation *
  7. Productivity Commission *, *, *, *, *
  8. profit maximisers *, *, *
  9. Protectionists *
  10. public administration *, *, *
  11. public choice theory *, *, *
  12. public debt *, *, *
  13. public utilities *
  14. public–private partnerships *, *, *, *, *

Q

  1. Qantas *, *, *
  2. quasi-voucher licensing system *, *, *, *

R

  1. radiology *
  2. Ramsay Health Care *, *, *
  3. religious organisations *, *, *, *, *
  4. Reserve Bank of Australia *
  5. retirement *, *, *, *, *
    1. self-funded retirees *
    2. social risk management *, *
  6. revenue raising *, *, *
  7. Roxon, Nicola *
  8. Rudd government (Federal) *, *, *, *, *, *, *, *, *

S

  1. Salvation Army *, *
  2. social benefit bond *, *, *, *-*
    1. investors *
    2. measurement *
    3. performance *
    4. philanthropy *
    5. social conservatism *
    6. social investment *
  3. social inequality *, *, *
  4. social maximisers *, *
  5. social services *, *, *, *, *, *, *
    1. contracts *, *, *, *
    2. human services *, *, *
  6. social welfare *, *, *, *, *
    1. disability services *, *, *, *, *, *, *, *
    2. networked governance *, *
    3. personalised support *, *, *; see also public choice theory
    4. priority needs payments *
  7. state-owned enterprise see government-owned enterprises
  8. superannuation *, *
    1. compulsory employer contributions *
    2. compulsory occupational superannuation *, *, *, *, *, *, *, *, *
    3. defined benefit schemes *, *, *, *
    4. financialisation *, *-*, *
    5. salary-sacrificing *, *, *
    6. Simplified Super *
    7. Super Choice *
    8. Superannuation Guarantee Scheme *, *, *, *, *, *
    9. Superannuation Surcharge *
    10. tax concessions *, *, *-*, *, *, *, *, *-*
    11. union campaign *
    12. voluntary contributions *, *
  9. systematic privatision *

T

  1. Telstra *, *, *
  2. Third Way *, *, *
  3. Trade Practices Act 1974 *

U

  1. unaffordability *

V

  1. Vanstone, Amanda *, *
  2. voucher systems *, *, *, *, *; see also quasi-voucher licensing system

W

  1. welfare services see social services
  2. welfare state *, *, *, *, *, *
    1. behavioural standards *
    2. children’s services *
    3. conditional welfare state *
      1. conditional income support *
      2. regulated freedom *, *
    4. poverty alleviation *, *
  3. Whitlam government (Federal) *, *, *