Centre for Social Impact

swamped by paperwork

Sole traders helped by UNSW Tax Clinic who were behind on their quarterly Business Activity Statements were on average seven years behind.

CONFIT founder Joseph Kwon.

With the collective support of UNSW academics, the Centre for Social Impact and the Founders program, Joseph created CONFIT, a business that provides a supportive network for ex-inmates to reintegrate back into society through fitness. 

Withdrawing $10,000 from your super means that you could be selling assets in a falling market.

Taking money out of your super can come at a high cost which is not apparent until much further down the track, says a UNSW expert.

workers in hard hats in a factory

A UNSW Economics expert examines flaws in the JobKeeper scheme and explains what should be done.

health app

As scientists frantically try to find drugs to slow COVID-19's spread, citizen science offers an opportunity for all of us to get involved.

shopping in Sydney

Today's national accounts are important, but for many Australians they will say little about living standards.

Australian Social Progress Index

Centre for Social Impact at UNSW Sydney launches Australia’s first social progress index.

social housing

Helping tenants find work supposedly creates a pathway into private rental housing, freeing up social housing for others. Private rental costs and the situations of many tenants make that unrealistic.

social housing

The need to manage long waiting lists for social housing, rather than serving the best interests of tenants and prospective tenants, is a major driver of policymakers' approach.
 

wheelchair

If you're poor, female, or live in rural Australia, you're less likely to access the NDIS or get as much bang for your buck.

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