Social Affairs

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It's easy to get excited about the potential for robots to help care for the sick, injured and elderly, but we need the right regulations in place to deal with issues as they emerge.

Susan Dodds

UNSW’s Arts & Social Sciences Dean, Susan Dodds, gave a Festival of Dangerous Ideas audience food for thought on how to better support the most vulnerable people in our society.

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Victorian Opposition leader Matthew Guy said under Premier Daniel Andrews, 'Victoria has won the unenviable title as the state with the country’s highest rate of crime'. Is that right?

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Attempting to tame nature and our land and rivers is an Australian obsession that looks doomed to keep failing.

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Less than 10 per cent of international students and backpackers in Australia recover unpaid wages, even when they are aware they are being underpaid.

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Lifting the standards of rural and remote students to the those of urban students could boost the economy by 3.3%.

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Study produces new evidence and insights about how media and social media coverage can increase the public harms of terrorism.

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Many women do not feel safe at music festivals, citing the particular combination of big crowds and alcohol and drug intake making them particularly wary.

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A panel at UNSW Sydney has discussed some of the challenges faced by people with disabilities when trying to access digital platforms. 

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The report was launched today at the National Press Club in Canberra to coincide with Anti-Poverty Week.

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