Associate Professor Natasha   Cortis
Associate Professor

Associate Professor Natasha Cortis

BEc(SocSc) Hons PhD Syd

Arts,Design & Architecture
Social Policy Research Centre

Overview

Dr Natasha Cortis, BEc(SocSci) Hons PhD (Syd), is Associate Professor at the Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC). Her work explores the organisation, delivery and evaluation of human services, focusing on issues of financial sustainability in not-for-profit organisations; funding and workforce issues in community services; and women's employment and economic security. 

Current and recent projects focus on:

From 2014 to 2016 Natasha led a study of strategies to promote women's economic security following domestic violence, funded by Australia's National Research Organisation on Women's Safety. Evidence provided to the Fair Work Commission can be found here. Dr Cortis' submission to the Australian Parliament's inquiry into market readiness of the NDIS can be found here.   

Google scholar profile.

Researchgate.

 

HDR Supervision:

Natasha is currently supervising PhD candidates: Axelle Marjolin (with Abigail Powell); Karen Wilcox (with Ilan Katz);  Eugenia Marembo (with kylie valentine);  Valeriia Kasatkina (with Fiona Hilferty) and Molly Saunders (with Gemma Carey). Recent completions include Georgia van Toorn (supervised with Karen Soldatic) and Tammy Burnstock (with Bettina Cass).

Phone
+61 2 9385 7833
Location
239 Goodsell Building

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2021
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Brennan D; Cortis N, 2021, 'Community Services, Individualism and Markets', in McClelland A; Smyth P; Marston G (ed.), Social Policy in Australia: Understanding for Action (4th Edition), Oxford University Press, Docklands, VIC, pp. 310 - 329
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Brennan D; Charlesworth S; Adamson EA; Cortis N, 2017, 'Out of Kilter: Changing Care, Migration and Employment Regimes in Australia', in Gender, Migration, and the Work of Care: A Multi-Scalar Approach to the Pacific Rim, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 143 - 165, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-55086-2_7
    Book Chapters | 2009
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Meagher G; Cortis N; Healy K, 2009, 'Strategic challenges in child welfare services: A comparative study of Australia, England and Sweden', in Social Policy Review 21: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2009, pp. 215 - 242
    Book Chapters | 2009
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Meagher G; Cortis N; Healy K, 2009, 'Strategic challenges in child welfare services: a comparative study of Australia, England, and Sweden', in Rummery K; Greener I; Holden C (ed.), Social Policy Review 21, edn. Social Policy Review, The Policy Press, Bristol, pp. 217 - 246, http://www.policypress.co.uk/display.asp?K=9781847423733
    Book Chapters | 2009
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Meagher G; Cortis N, 2009, 'The political economy of for-profit paid care: theory and evidence', in King D; Meagher G (ed.), Paid Care in Australia: Politics, Profits, Practices, edn. Original, University of Sydney Press, Sydney, pp. 13 - 42, http://purl.library.usyd.edu.au/sup/9781920899295
    Book Chapters | 2007
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N, 2007, 'Using community services: a case study in the politics of recognition', in Connelly J; Leach M; Walsh L (ed.), Recognition in Politics: Theory Policy and Practice, edn. Original, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Cambridge, pp. 253 - 269
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Van Toorn G, 2021, 'Safeguarding in Australia’s new disability markets: Frontline workers’ perspectives', Critical Social Policy, pp. 026101832110206 - 026101832110206, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/02610183211020693
    Journal articles | 2021
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Foley M; Williamson S, 2021, 'Change agents or defending the status quo? How senior leaders frame workplace gender equality', Gender, Work & Organization, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gwao.12742
    Journal articles | 2021
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Smyth C; valentine K; Breckenridge J; Cullen P, 2021, 'Adapting Service Delivery during COVID-19: Experiences of Domestic Violence Practitioners', The British Journal of Social Work, vol. 51, pp. 1779 - 1798, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcab105
    Journal articles | 2021
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Smyth C; Cullen P; Breckenridge J; Cortis N; Valentine K, 2021, 'COVID-19 lockdowns, intimate partner violence and coercive control', AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF SOCIAL ISSUES, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajs4.162
    Journal articles | 2020
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Seymour K; Natalier K; Wendt S, 2020, 'Which models of supervision help retain staff? Findings from Australia’s domestic and family violence and sexual assault workforces', Australian Social Work, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0312407X.2020.1798480
    Journal articles | 2020
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Natalier K; Cortis N; Seymour K; Wendt S; King D, 2020, 'Workplace Violence Against Domestic and Family Violence and Sexual Assault Workers: A Gendered, Settings-Based Approach', The British Journal of Social Work, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcaa030
    Journal articles | 2020
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Smyth C; Cortis N; Powell A, 2020, 'University staff and flexible work: inequalities, tensions and challenges', Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, pp. 1 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1360080X.2020.1857504
    Journal articles | 2019
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Lee I, 2019, 'Assessing the Financial Reserves of Social Service Charities Involved in Public Service Delivery', Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0899764018815619
    Journal articles | 2018
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Fang Q; Zhenfang D, 2018, 'Social service purchasing in China: Rationale, features, and risks', Asian Social Work and Policy Review, vol. 12, pp. 200 - 208, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aswp.12151
    Journal articles | 2018
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Powell A, 2018, 'Playing catch up? An exploration of supplementary work at home among Australian public servants', Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 60, pp. 538 - 559, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0022185618769340
    Journal articles | 2018
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Smyth C; Wade C; Katz I, 2018, 'Changing practice cultures in statutory child protection: Practitioners' perspectives', Child and Family Social Work, vol. 24, pp. 50 - 58, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cfs.12580
    Journal articles | 2018
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Macdonald F; Davidson B; Bentham E, 2018, 'Underpricing care: a case study of Australia’s National Disability Insurance Scheme', International Journal of Care and Caring, http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/239788218X15411706368334
    Journal articles | 2017
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Adamson EA; Cortis N; Brennan D; Charlesworth S, 2017, 'Social care and migration policy in Australia: Emerging intersections?', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 52, pp. 78 - 94, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajs4.1
    Journal articles | 2017
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Powell A; Cortis N, 2017, 'Working Time in Public, Private, and Nonprofit Organizations: What Influences Prospects for Employee Control?', Human Service Organizations Management, Leadership and Governance, vol. 41, pp. 162 - 177, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23303131.2016.1236764
    Journal articles | 2016
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N, 2016, 'Access to Philanthropic and Commercial Income Among Nonprofit Community Service Organisations', Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, vol. 28, pp. 798 - 821, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11266-016-9715-2
    Journal articles | 2015
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Eastman C, 2015, 'Is job control under threat in the human services? Evidence from frontline practitioners in Australia, 2003-2012', Competition and Change, vol. 19, pp. 210 - 227, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1024529415580260
    Journal articles | 2014
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Eastman C, 2014, 'Salary sacrificing in Australia: are patterns of uptake and benefit different in the not-for-profit sector?', Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, vol. 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1744-7941.12054
    Journal articles | 2013
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Bullen J; Hamilton M, 2013, 'Sustaining transitions from welfare to work: the perceptions of employers and employment service providers', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 48, pp. 363 - 384, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1839-4655.2013.tb00287.x
    Journal articles | 2012
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Meagher G, 2012, 'Recognition at Last: Care Work and the Equal Remuneration Case', Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 54, pp. 377 - 385, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0022185612442278
    Journal articles | 2012
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N, 2012, 'Overlooked and under-served? Promoting service use and engagement among 'hard-to-reach' populations', International Journal of Social Welfare, vol. 21, pp. 351 - 360, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2397.2011.00825.x
    Journal articles | 2012
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Craig L; Powell A; Cortis N, 2012, 'Self-employment, work-family time and the gender division of labour', Work, Employment and Society, vol. 26, pp. 716 - 734, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0950017012451642
    Journal articles | 2012
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Meagher G, 2012, 'Social work education as preparation for practice: Evidence from a survey of the New South Wales community sector', Australian Social Work, vol. 65, pp. 295 - 310, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0312407X.2012.707666
    Journal articles | 2012
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Patulny RV, 2012, 'Introduction to the Special Issue on emotions in social life and social policy', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 47, pp. 5 - 10, http://search.informit.com.au/fullText;dn=201216234;res=APAFT
    Journal articles | 2011
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Hilferty F; Chan SE, 2011, 'Will they stay or will they go? Retaining managers in voluntary sector community services', Voluntary Sector Review, vol. 2, pp. 277 - 295, http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/204080511X608744
    Journal articles | 2009
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N, 2009, 'Social Inclusion and Sport: Culturally diverse women`s perspectives', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 44, pp. 91 - 106, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1839-4655.2009.tb00132.x
    Journal articles | 2009
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Chan SE; Hilferty F, 2009, 'Workforce issues across the family relationship services sector: Models, responses and strategies', Australian Family Relationships Clearinghouse, pp. 1 - 22, http://www.aifs.gov.au/afrc/pubs/issues/issues5/issues5.pdf
    Journal articles | 2009
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Meagher G, 2009, 'Women, work and welfare in the activation state: an agenda for Australian research', Australian Bulletin of Labour, vol. 35, pp. 629 - 651, http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=305997321806315;res=IELBUS
    Journal articles | 2008
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N, 2008, 'Evaluating area-based interventions: The case of `Communities for Children`', Children and Society, vol. 22, pp. 112 - 123, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1099-0860.2007.00120.x
    Journal articles | 2007
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N, 2007, 'What do service users think of evaluation? Evidence from family support', Child and family social work, vol. 12, pp. 399 - 408, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2206.2007.00495.x
    Journal articles | 2005
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Gibson C, 2005, 'Research collaboration in the child welfare field', Developing Practice, vol. 12, pp. 31 - 38, http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=870103265591669;res=IELHSS
    Journal articles | 2000
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N, 2000, 'Gender, pay equity and human service work: A New South Wales case study', Australian Journal of Political Science, vol. 35, pp. 49 - 62, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10361140050002827
  • Reports | 2021
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Blaxland M; Cortis N, 2021, Valuing Australia’s community sector: Better contracting for capacity, sustainability and impact, ACOSS, Sydney, https://www.acoss.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/ACSS-2021_better-contracting-report.pdf
    Reports | 2021
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2021, Meeting community needs in difficult times: experience of Australia’s community sector, ACOSS, Sydney, https://www.acoss.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/meeting-community-needs-in-difficut-times_experiences-of-Australias-community-sector_WEB_v2.pdf
    Reports | 2020
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Smyth C; Cortis N; Cama E; Giuntoli G; Breckenridge J; valentine K, 2020, Evaluation of 1800RESPECT – Final Report, UNSW Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5e4f1f2561956, https://plan4womenssafety.dss.gov.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/1800RESPECT-Evaluation_20200219-wp-4496.pdf
    Reports | 2020
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2020, Australia's Community Sector and COVID-19: Supporting Communities Through the Crisis, ACOSS, Sydney, https://www.acoss.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Australias-community-sector-and-Covid-19_FINAL.pdf
    Reports | 2020
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Van Toorn G, 2020, Working in new disability markets: A survey of Australia's disability workforce, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5eb8b85e97714
    Reports | 2020
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Van Toorn G, 2020, The disability workforce and COVID-19: initial experiences of the outbreak, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5eb0e680cbb04
    Reports | 2020
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2020, The profile and pulse of the sector: Findings from the 2019 Australian Community Sector Survey, ACOSS, Sydney, https://www.acoss.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/2020-ACSS.pdf
    Reports | 2020
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2020, Challenges for Australia’s Community Sector: ERO supplementation, fair funding for fair pay, ACOSS, Sydney
    Reports | 2019
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2019, Demand for Community Services Snapshot 2019, ACOSS, Sydney
    Reports | 2019
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Jose K; Denny L; Eccleston R; Hyslop S, 2019, The State of Tasmania’s Community Service Industry, 2019., SPRC, Sydney
    Reports | 2019
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2019, Training and workforce development in Specialist Homelessness Services, SPRC, UNSW Sydney
    Reports | 2019
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Meagher G; Cortis N; Charlesworth S; Taylor W, 2019, Meeting the social and emotional support needs of older people using aged care services, Macquarie University, UNSW Sydney and RMIT University, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5da7d6ab7099a
    Reports | 2018
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Blaxland M; Breckenridge J; valentine K; Mahoney N; Chung D; Cordier R; Chen Y; Green D, 2018, National Survey of Workers in the Domestic, Family and Sexual Violence Sectors, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5b5ab1c0e110f
    Reports | 2018
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Ramia IO; powell A; Cortis N; Marjolin A, 2018, Growth and change in Australia’s charities: 2014 to 2016, https://www.acnc.gov.au/tools/reports/growth-and-change-australias-charities-2014-2016
    Reports | 2018
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Powell A; Ramia I; Marjolin , 2018, Australia's grant-making charities in 2016: an analysis of structured philanthropy and other grant-makers, Centre for Social Impact and Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/5ac421d678877, https://apo.org.au/node/136241
    Reports | 2018
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Smyth C; Powell A, 2018, A flexible workplace for all? Staff perspectives on flexible work at UNSW, UNSW
    Reports | 2017
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Powell A; Cortis N; Ramia I; Marjolin A, 2017, Australian Charities Report 2016, Centre for Social Impact and Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/5ac41fa615886, http://australiancharities.acnc.gov.au/
    Reports | 2017
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N, 2017, Working under the NDIS: Insights from a survey of employees in disability services, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, 13/17, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/5988fd78da2bc
    Reports | 2017
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Powell A; Ramia I, 2017, Australia’s Aged Care Charities in 2015, Centre for Social Impact and Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia., UNSW Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/59a49958414e1
    Reports | 2017
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Macdonald F; Davidson B; Bentham E, 2017, Reasonable, necessary and valued: Pricing disability services for quality support and decent jobs, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, 10/17, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/59681e589e44b
    Reports | 2017
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2017, Workforce Issues in Specialist Homelessness Services, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, 08/17, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/592628989f0ab
    Reports | 2017
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2017, Workforce Issues in the NSW Community Services Sector, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, 07/17, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/59598d047c984
    Reports | 2016
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Young A; Powell A; Reeve R; Ho K; Ramia I, 2016, Australian Charities Report 2015, Centre for Social Impact and Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/59a4b308998bc, http://www.csi.edu.au/media/Australian_Charities_Report_2015_Web_ND8DU2P.pdf
    Reports | 2016
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Lee I; Reeve R; Simnett R, 2016, Australian Charities Involved Overseas 2014, Centre for Social Impact and Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/59a5f724b7f91, https://www.acnc.gov.au/tools/reports/charities-involved-overseas-2014
    Reports | 2016
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Powell A; Cortis N; Young A; Reeve R; Simnett R; Ramia I, 2016, Australia's Smallest Charities 2015, Centre for Social Impact and Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/59a5f11381efc
    Reports | 2016
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Reeve R; Lee I; Simnett R; Cortis N; Chiu E, 2016, Australian Charities and Red Tape 2014, Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/59a5ffda20e57
    Reports | 2016
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Brennan D, 2016, Aligning Practice with Vision: Developing SDN’s Pathways Approach, 2013-15, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney, SPRC Report 09/16, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Aligning_Practice_with_Vision__Developing_SDNs_Pathways_Approach__FINAL.pdf
    Reports | 2016
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Blaxland M; Adamson EA; Cortis N, 2016, Perspectives on quality in Australian family day care, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney, SPRC Report, 01/16, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Perspectives_on_quality_in_Australian_family_day_care__Final_report.pdf, http://handle.unsw.edu.au/1959.4/unsworks_38896
    Reports | 2016
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2016, The State of the Community Service Sector in the Australian Capital Territory, 2016, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney, SPRC Report 19/16, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/State_of_the_community_service_sector_in_ACT_2016_FINAL.pdf, http://handle.unsw.edu.au/1959.4/unsworks_42414
    Reports | 2016
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Bullen J, 2016, Domestic violence and womens economic security: Building Australia’s capacity for prevention and redress, ANROWS, Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety Limited (ANROWS), ANROWS Horizons Research Report, 5, http://media.aomx.com/anrows.org.au/s3fs-public/page-attachments/ANROWS%20Horizons%20Report%20-%20Domestic%20violence%20and%20womens%20economic%20security.pdf
    Reports | 2016
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Wade C; Mildon R; Shlonsky A; Katz I; valentine K; Eastman C; Cortis N; Smyth CA; Forbes F, 2016, Practice First Evaluation Report, NSW Department of Family and Community Services, https://www.facs.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0003/412662/Full-report-Practice-First-Evaluation-Final-Report.PDF
    Reports | 2016
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2016, The State of Tasmania’s Community Service Sector, 2015, Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/The_State_of_Tasmanias_Community_Service_Sector_2015__FINAL.pdf
    Reports | 2015
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Lee I; Powell A; Simnett R; Reeve R, 2015, Australia's Disability Charities 2014, Centre for Social Impact and Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/59a4a8d8aed54
    Reports | 2015
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Lee I; Powell A; Simnett R; Reeve R, 2015, Australian Charities Report 2014, Centre for Social Impact and Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/59a4b13575ab2, https://www.acnc.gov.au/tools/reports/australian-charities-report-2014
    Reports | 2015
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Katz I; cortis N; Shlonsky A; Mildon R, 2015, Modernising Child Protection in New Zealand: Learning from system reforms in other jurisdictions, Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney
    Reports | 2015
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Bullen , 2015, Building effective policies and services to promote women's economic security following domestic violence: State of knowledge paper, ANROWS, Sydney, 7, http://anrows.org.au/sites/default/files/4.6%20Cortis%20&%20Bullen%20150821.pdf
    Reports | 2015
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2015, State of the Community Service Sector in NSW 2015, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report 07/2015, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/SPRC_Report__State_of_the_Community_Service_Sector_in_NSW_2015.pdf, http://handle.unsw.edu.au/1959.4/unsworks_38147
    Reports | 2015
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; valentine K; Brennan D, 2015, Enacting Integration: Progress report for SDN Children’s Services, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report 06/2015, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/SPRC_Report__Enacting_Integration_FINAL.pdf
    Reports | 2014
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Blaxland, M ; Brennan, D ; Adamson, E , 2014, Family Day Care at the Crossroads: Quality and Sustainability in Uncertain Times, Social Policy Research Centre, NSW Family Day Care Association, 24/2014, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Family_Day_Care_at_the_crossroads_2014.pdf, http://handle.unsw.edu.au/1959.4/unsworks_39280
    Reports | 2014
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; valentine K; Brennan D, 2014, Becoming and being an integrated organisation: the experience of SDN Children’s Services [baseline report 2014], SDN Children's Services, 17/2014, http://www.sdn.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/Becoming-and-being-an-integrated-organisation-the-experience-of-SDN-Ch....pdf
    Reports | 2014
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cassells R; Cortis N; Duncan A; Eastman C; Gao G; Giuntoli G; Katz I; Keegan M; Macvean M; Mavisakalyan A; Shlonsky A; Skattebol J; Smyth C; valentine K, 2014, Keep Them Safe Outcomes Evaluation: Final Report, NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet, Sydney
    Reports | 2014
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; valentine K, 2014, Keep Them Safe Outcomes Evaluation - Professional Perspectives Final Report, NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet, Keep Them Safe Outcomes Evaluation
    Reports | 2014
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2014, The state of the community service sector in New South Wales 2014, UNSW, Council of Social Service of New South Wales, SPRC Report, 4/2014, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/State_of_the_community_service_sector_in_NSW_2014.pdf, http://handle.unsw.edu.au/1959.4/unsworks_39292
    Reports | 2013
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Bennett S; Cortis N; Wong J; Young A, 2013, Evaluation of the National Compact – Aspirations and Impact, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
    Reports | 2013
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    McFerran L; Cortis N; Trijbetz T, 2013, Domestic and Family Violence Clauses in your workplace: Implementation and good practice, Social Policy Research Centre & Centre for Gender Related Violence, UNSW, http://www.dvandwork.unsw.edu.au/sites/www.dvandwork.unsw.edu.au/files/imce/domestic_violence_and_work_monitoring_and_good_practice_report_july_2013.pdf
    Reports | 2013
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Meagher G; Chan SE; Davidson B; Fatorre T, 2013, Building an Industry of Choice: Service Quality, Workforce Capacity and Consumer-Centred Funding in Disability Care, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Report 02/13, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/2013_2_Building_an_Industry_of_Choice_Final_Report.pdf, http://handle.unsw.edu.au/1959.4/unsworks_39334
    Reports | 2012
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Bullen J; Hamilton M; Whiteford P, 2012, Understanding the barriers to 13 and 26 week employment outcomes, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, SPRC Report for Campbell Page
    Reports | 2012
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Eastman C, 2012, Employment arrangements in social and community services receiving Commonwealth direct funding, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, Final report for the Australian Government Pay Equity Taskforce,, 04/12
    Reports | 2011
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Hilferty F; Cortis N, 2011, Analysis of Workforce Indicators Suitable for the Ageing, Disability and Home Care Sectors, NSW Department of Human Services., Final Report prepared for Ageing, Disability and Home Care
    Reports | 2010
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Hilferty F; Eastman C; Chan SE; Katz I; Cortis N, 2010, Profiling non-government community service organisations in New South Wales: Final Report, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report, SPRC Report 12/10, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/File/Report12_10_NGO_Profiling.pdf
    Reports | 2010
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Hilferty F; Cortis N; Eastman C; Katz I, 2010, Profiling non-government community services organisations in NSW: A summary report, prepared for Ageing, Disability and Home Care, Department of Human Services., Sydney, SPRC Report, SPRC Report 8/10, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/File/Report8_10_ProfilingNSWNGOs.pdf
    Reports | 2010
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Meagher G; Cortis N, 2010, The Social and Community Services Sector in NSW: Structure, Workforce and Pay Equity Issues, NSW Department of Industrial Relations., Sydney
    Reports | 2009
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Muir K; Katz I; Purcal C; Patulny R; Flaxman S; Abello D; Cortis N; Thomson CM; Oprea I; Wise S; Edwards B; Gray M; Hayes A, 2009, National Evaluation (2004-2008) of the Stronger Families and Communities Strategy 2004-2009, Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, Canberra, FaHCSIA Occasional Papers, Occassional Paper 24, http://www.fahcsia.gov.au/about/publicationsarticles/research/occasional/Documents/op24/op24.pdf
    Reports | 2009
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Hilferty F; Chan S, 2009, Workforce issues across the family relationship services sector: Models, responses and strategies, Australian Institute of Family Studies, AFRC Issues No. 5, https://aifs.gov.au/cfca/publications/workforce-issues-across-family-relationship-services-sec
    Reports | 2009
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Hilferty F; Chan SE; Tannous KW, 2009, Labour dynamics and the non-government community services workforce in NSW, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Report, 10/09, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/File/Report10_09_LabourDyanamics_and_NGOs.pdf
    Reports | 2008
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Sawrikar P; Muir K, 2008, Participation in sport and recreation by Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Women, Social Policy Rearch Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Reports 2007-2008, SPRC Report 8/08, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Report8_08_CALD_Women_in_sport.pdf
    Reports | 2007
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Sawrikar P; Muir K, 2007, Participation in sport and recreation by culturally and linguistically diverse women: literature and data review, Social Policy Rearch Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Reports, SPRC Report 4/07, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Report4_07_CALD_Participation_in_Sport.pdf
    Reports | 2007
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Muir K, 2007, Participation in sport and recreation by culturally and linguistically diverse women: stakeholder consultation report, Social Policy Rearch Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Reports 2007-2008, SPRC Report 5/07
    Reports | 2005
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Thomson CM; Katz I; Cortis N; Purcal C, 2005, Stronger Families and Communities Strategy: National Evaluation Framework, Report prepared for the Australian Government Department of Families and Community Services
  • Other | 2020
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Blaxland M; Breckenridge J; valentine K, 2020, Datasets - National Survey of the Family and Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Workforces Dataverse, https://dataverse.ada.edu.au/dataverse/fdvsaw
    Other | 2020
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2020, Dataset - Australian Community Sector Survey 2019, Australian Data Archive, http://dx.doi.org/10.26193/4MBHST
    Conference Presentations | 2015
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Bullen JE; Cortis N; Hill T, 2015, 'Promoting women’s economic security following domestic violence', presented at Australian Social Policy Conference (ASPC), UNSW Australia, 28 September 2015 - 30 September 2015
    Conference Presentations | 2015
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    Cortis N; Katz I; Smyth C; valentine K; Wade C, 2015, 'Putting practice first? Practitioners’ perspectives on the implementation of a child-centred model of child protection practice in NSW', presented at Australian Social Policy Conference, UNSW Sydney, Australia, 28 September 2015 - 30 September 2015
    Conference Presentations | 2015
    Associate Professor Natasha Cortis
    valentine K; Katz I; Cortis N; Smyth C; Cassells R; Eastman C; Shlonsky A; Duncan A, 2015, 'Determining the impact of child protection reforms: Lessons from the evaluation of Keep Them Safe', presented at Australian Social Policy Conference, Sydney, 28 September 2015 - 30 September 2015

Awards

2018- Mary Parker Follett Award for Theory Informed Research. Awarded by the United States Network for Social Work Management for the article Working Time in Public, Private, and Nonprofit Organizations: What Influences Prospects for Employee Control? (co-authored with Dr Abigail Powell) https://socialworkmanager.org/2018-journal-awards/

2018- Dean's Award for Social Impact. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UNSW. Awarded for research on NDIS pricing (with Dr Fiona Macdonald, Dr Bob Davidson and Eleanor Bentham)

2015- Award for Excellence in Evaluation. Awarded by the Australasian Evaluation Society for contribution to the 'Keep them Safe' evaluation.

2012- Norm Smith Publication in Social Work Research Award. Awarded for best article in Australian Social Work, won jointly for article co-authored with Professor Gabrielle Meagher for article titled Social Work Education as Preparation for Practice: Evidence from a Survey of the New South Wales Community Sector. 

2008- Vice Chancellor's Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, UNSW

1999- Women in Politics Prize, Australasian Political Studies Association and the Institute of Public Administration Australia (for article titled Gender, Pay Equity, and Human Service Work: A NSW Case Study).  

Grants

Media