Professor Peter Saunders


UNSW and the Australian Council of Social Service have launched a new collaboration to tackle poverty and inequality through high-quality research, policy development and advocacy.


The Newstart Allowance received by people looking for work falls well below the minimum income required to achieve a basic standard of living, UNSW research has found. 


Research conducted by UNSW’s Social Policy Research Centre has revealed an increase in the number of children living in poverty.


Forty years after his landmark work on the law and poverty in this country, Justice Ronald Sackville will address researchers, practitioners and advocates as part of Anti-Poverty week.

Close to two-thirds of Australians who turn to welfare agencies for help are missing out on the "essentials of life", a national survey from the Social Policy Research Centre has found.