Title

The two faces of competition: which is the best for the social services sector?

Document Type

Report

Publication details

Keast, R 2016, 'The two faces of competition: which is the best for the social services sector?' in P Smyth, E Malbon & G Carey (eds), Social service futures and the Productivity Commission, UNSW, Canberra, ACT, pp. 16-19.

Available on Open Access

Abstract

What impact does competition have on the social services sector? Does it help or hinder our ability to serve the needs of Australia's most vulnerable? Today’s contribution comes from Professor Robyn Keast, who is the Chair of Collaborative Research Network Policy and Planning for Regional Sustainability, and located at the Southern Cross University.