Social Policy Research Centre

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A national survey of community organisation staff reveals the sector is struggling to meet the increasing demand for services.

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New Fellows elected in recognition of their excellence in the social sciences.

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Fears that TikTok is “serving up” drug content to impressionable users have prompted calls for all drug content to be censored on the platform. But that would remove useful health advice too.

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COVID-19 is a global pandemic. So why do we still feel ashamed by catching the virus?

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Research from the UNSW Sydney and ACOSS Poverty and Inequality Partnership looks at income support payments pre-pandemic to the present.

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UNSW Sydney and ACOSS release a report showing the relationship between income and health, as major inequities in the vaccine rollout emerge.

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The regulation of online alcohol sales worldwide does not meet the same standard as walk-in bottle shops.

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JobKeeper and the Coronavirus Supplement ended earlier this year. But the last few months in have shown the COVID crisis is far from over in Australia.

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Any permanent increase is welcome, but there's a long way to go.

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Campervans and caravans are in right now, but the reality of mobile living is often not quite what it seems. 

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