Centre for Social Impact

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Professor Kristy Muir, CEO at the Centre for Social Impact, says the 2018 federal budget did not include enough for vulnerable members of our society.

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Social policy researcher in disability services Kristy Muir has been appointed CEO of the Centre for Social Impact.

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It's time to create a new market for short-term credit that reduces the cost for Australia’s most disadvantaged households, and builds financial resilience for the future, write Kirsty Muir, Andrew Young, Fanny Salignac and Axelle Marjolin.

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UNSW Chancellor David Gonski will present a free public lecture, Creating Social Change: From innovation to Impact, at UNSW on Wednesday, 6 August.

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Educator and Centre for Social Impact student Peter Cooley has won a national award for his training program reconnecting young Indigenous Australians with their culture.  

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Students interested in creating social change will now have access to some of the leaders in the field, such as UNSW Chancellor David Gonski, with the launch of the Centre for Social Impact’s first undergraduate course.

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New research examines for the first time how and where $207 million in grants provided by 12 of Australia’s leading philanthropic foundations were distributed.

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Public conversations about politics have become uniquely personal and nasty since the election of our first female prime minister, argues Cheryl Kernot.

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Sexism, misogyny and deeply personal nasty comments have no place in the parliaments of our nation where a tone of respect and civility ought to prevail, writes Cheryl Kernot.

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The greatest private, public and social benefits from higher education are achieved by increasing participation by lower socio-economic status students, writes Professor Peter Shergold.

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