Glossary term: SPEAR

Social Policy Evaluation, Analysis, and Research Centre, which commenced in 2000 as a joint initiative between the Australian government Department of Family and Community Services (FaCS), now the Department of Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaCSIA) and the Economics Group in the Research School of Social Sciences at the Australian National University.

URL: http://rse.anu.edu.au/research-centres/social-policy-evaluation-analysis-and-research-centre/