The new visa allowing migrant parents to bring their own parents to Australia to provide childcare support has dangers for families, write Angela Kintominas and Myra Hamilton.
Evidence is growing that pill testing encourages young people to reconsider their drug use — and new forms of testing can provide even more benefits.
The report, produced with UNSW Sydney, for the first time allows young people to explain in revealing detail their experiences of poverty.
The report was launched today at the National Press Club in Canberra to coincide with Anti-Poverty Week.
Many of the workers who help those affected by violence are women exposed to harassment themselves. They feel underpaid and emotionally exhausted, a new UNSW Sydney report says.
Professor Deborah Lupton, UNSW's newest hire under the SHARP program, will explore how digital health technologies, big data and self-tracking apps are changing the way we manage our health.
Beyond the personal effects on individuals, vast disparities in income can erode social cohesion and undermine economic growth, researchers say.
The estimated cost of raising children in Australia has risen over the past two decades due to new ideals, UNSW researchers have found.
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 16th Australian Social Policy Conference held this week at UNSW Sydney was a space for deep and critical thinking about some of society's major challenges.