Social Affairs

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UNSW researcher Martin Holt will explore the social impacts of rapid changes in HIV prevention when he delivers a free public lecture on 22 February.

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Two leading experts in Asian security have warned recent strategic shocks in the region have dramatically heightened the risk of war with China.

inequality

The IMF has been raising concern about inequality since 2010, but this has not translated into concrete action within the fund's own policies and programs, write Christopher Sheil and Frank Stilwell.

disability

Shared ownership schemes can unlock access to suitable housing, although these are less common in Australia than overseas, write Ilan Wiesel and Karen R Fisher.

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An international conference at UNSW Canberra this week will examine the changing landscape of global labour markets, wages and working conditions. 

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The public remains in the dark on political donations, UNSW academic Belinda Edwards has warned. 

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Social researcher and author Dr Hugh Mackay AO speaks on the topic “The state of the nation starts in your street”, discussing why our neighbourhoods matter and how good neighbours build strong communities. Dr Mackay delivered the 2017 Gandhi Oration at UNSW.

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There are lots of ways teachers greatly influence children’s outcomes, including improving motivation and resilience, writes Andrew Martin.

TPP

The TPP can't go ahead in any form, so its time the Australian government lets it go, writes Elizabeth Thurbon.

disability

When it comes to Australia's employment of people with a disability, perhaps we need to learn from Chinese policy, which combines employment quotas and a levy on employers who do not comply, writes Karen Fisher.

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