Social Affairs

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Parliamentary Secretary to Prime Minister and Cabinet, Maxine McKew, has called for a major rethink of early childhood care and education while launching a new lecture series at UNSW.

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International urban design expert Professor Jon Lang will discuss how global cities are shaped when he presents the inaugural Paul Reid Lecture in Urban Design.

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Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard called for more ambitious partnerships to generate social innovation when she spoke at the Centre for Social Impact.

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UNSW has launched a free high-speed wireless internet service for students, staff and academics, promising greater coverage across campus.

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A memorial service will be held today at UNSW for the University's longest serving Chancellor, the Hon Gordon Samuels.

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UNSW has launched a major research collaboration in Asia, recognising the challenges Australia now shares with an increasingly industrialised and developed Asian region.

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Two major international workshops at UNSW have considered Australia's record on work/life balance.

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Following the Rudd Government's apology to the Stolen Generations, a landmark plan involving UNSW researchers has been revealed, detailing how to help those affected.

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Hundreds of staff and students gathered in the Clancy Auditorium earlier today to view the live broadcast from Canberra of the historic apology to the Stolen Generations.

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Political spin and the co-option of culture for political gain are not modern phenomena but have their origins in empires of the past, according to a UNSW researcher.

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