Philip  Mendes

Prof Philip Mendes

department: Department of Social Work

Professor Philip Mendes is a nationally and internationally recognised researcher in several social policy areas. His research has had a significant impact on contemporary social policy debates and outcomes through providing an evidence base for informing change. The impact of his work has been especially evident in two areas, namely, young people transitioning from forms of out-of-home care (OOHC) such as foster, kinship and residential care, and social security payments including particularly conditional welfare as manifested in the compulsory income management program.

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