Cultural exchange or cheap housekeeper?: Findings of a national survey of au pairs in Australia

Laurie Berg, Gabrielle Meagher

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Abstract

This report presents the first comprehensive study of living and working conditions of au pairs in Australia. It draws on responses from 1,479 au pairs across 34 nationalities to an online survey in 2017. The study seeks to provide an evidence base to indicate the contours and variety of au pair experiences across this country.
LanguageEnglish
PublisherMigrant Worker Justice Initiative
Commissioning bodyMigrant Worker Justice Initiative
Number of pages68
Publication statusPublished - 29 Nov 2018

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cultural relations
living conditions
working conditions
online survey
nationality
evidence
experience

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Migrant Worker Justice Initiative, 2018. 68 p.

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