School of Social Sciences

Homeless man on footpath

An alternative approach to welfare could replace policies that are failing to address homelessness. 

Elderly woman wearing a face mask looks out window during COVID-19 lockdown

Whether it’s through a sense of duty or trying to stay safe, Australians have a history of reporting wrongdoers.

volodymyr zelensky speaking via zoom at cop27 conference

This year’s climate talks have been overshadowed by rising international tensions, energy crises and war. But that doesn’t mean climate action is dead.

a homeless person sitting on the street

While we wait for a national housing plan, inflation threatens to squeeze more households out of their homes and onto the streets.

Melancholy woman alone beside window

A partnership between UNSW’s Gendered Violence Research Network and Commonwealth Bank is raising awareness around groups at greater risk of economic and financial abuse.

a woman stands on an apartment balcony crowded with clothes lines

Getting on the priority wait list is so challenging some applicants just give up.

scott morrision and anthony albanese

In the first week of the campaign we journeyed around the country with a team of politics experts. Now we retrace our steps to look at what’s happened since.

st andrews church kyiv ukraine

Here are five books to help you understand what’s happening in Ukraine and Russia, from a must-read history of Ukraine to insights into the Russian soul.

two wild pigs sleeping in hay

Explicitly intended for a broad, educated audience, Guilty Pigs is an accessible work that reveals there is almost no aspect of the law that does not touch on the lives of nonhuman animals.

A person reaching through bars with a hand gesture of a love heart

A training program for youth justice officers that develops interpersonal and behaviour management skills has improved safety and culture at its trial sites.

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