Centre for Social Impact

a homeless man walks in the street with a trolley of possessions

People living in poverty or disadvantage are three times more likely to die from COVID than the wealthy.

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Researchers reviewed 45 programs that aim to improve educational outcomes for disadvantaged students. This is what they found.

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While men and women experience disability at similar rates, men are more likely to be diagnosed with disabilities more readily supported by the NDIS.

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A striking feature of the report is the relatively brief treatment of ‘green’ technologies.

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Latest underemployment and labour force figures underscore gender inequalities and suggest disadvantages are passing to future generations.

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Strip away the sexy marketing and what you have is just another digital platform shifting legal responsibilities and risks.

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The sameness of the way in which universities present themselves is based on a shared view of what they think stakeholders want. Behind the official facade it’s more like ‘organised anarchy’.

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Indigenous people have 80,000 years of diplomatic practice on this continent. Yet, our views on foreign policy are routinely overlooked.

Tjapukai Shaw, RAAF Indigenous liaison officer, with two young Indigenous men in front of a large aircraft

These issues matter to our strategic allies, particularly in the Pacific. Dutton's climate change scepticism and attitudes toward First Nations people could be damaging.

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While COVID-19 has disproportionately affected women more than men, a hybrid workplace could help progress gender equality.

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