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date: 01 October 2022

Vinson, Phillipe Anthony (Tony)locked

Vinson, Phillipe Anthony (Tony)locked

  • Eileen BaldryEileen BaldryUNSW

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Phillipe Anthony (Tony) Vinson (1935–2017) AM, whose work spanned the disciplines of social work, social policy, criminology, psychology, education, public administration and social research, was one of Australia’s most distinguished social scientists and public intellectuals. As a pioneer in social research and social reform, he was an initiator of groundbreaking studies on the distribution of disadvantage in Australia, and author of numerous academic articles and reports for governments and NGOs on social justice and equity.

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