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New research examines for the first time how and where $207 million in grants provided by 12 of Australia’s leading philanthropic foundations were distributed.

PM Gillard

Public conversations about politics have become uniquely personal and nasty since the election of our first female prime minister, argues Cheryl Kernot.

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Sexism, misogyny and deeply personal nasty comments have no place in the parliaments of our nation where a tone of respect and civility ought to prevail, writes Cheryl Kernot.

Shergold Peter

The greatest private, public and social benefits from higher education are achieved by increasing participation by lower socio-economic status students, writes Professor Peter Shergold.

Gina anderson

Not-for-Profit organisations providing for people with disabilities will need to undergo significant change with the introduction of a National Disability Insurance Scheme, writes Gina Anderson.

Christmas giving web

OPINION: It's Christmas - a time for giving. We can make a difference, but there are important points to consider before we open our wallets, writes Gina Anderson, from UNSW's Centre for Social Impact.

Peter shergold

OPINION: The danger is that national statistics end up measuring what it is easiest rather than that which is important, writes Peter Shergold in the National Times.

One in seven Australian adults are either fully or severely excluded from accessing basic financial services, according to new research by the Centre for Social Impact at UNSW and the National Australia Bank.

Childcare inside

Is childcare about quality of services or making large profits and returns for investors, asks Patrick McClure, Ethics Fellow at the Centre for Social Impact.

The abysmal state of indigenous affairs is just one, if the most horrifying, symptom of governance structures locked in the past, argues Professor Peter Shergold, head of the Centre for Social Impact at UNSW.

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