social policy problem
select a social policy problem and to critically evaluate current policies or proposals.
Select ONE ofthe following three options:
Stronger Futures (Indigenous policy reform);
Disability Care (formerly the National Disability Insurance Scheme);
Compensation package ofthe Carbon Tax
critically examining how the policy problem has been defined and critiquing proposals for government action. This should involve consideration of the Following…
a) How has the problem been defined in policy and why is there a call for government action? (does the policy address
social risk or inequality)
b) Who are the various stakeholders involved and what are their positions on the policy problem?
c) What is
the prevailing policy approach? Consider whetherthe policy reflects values and stakeholder positions.
d) Critically evaluate the policy