UNSW and ACOSS report provides a baseline to measure the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on poverty in Australia.
The government’s new income support could be strengthened by extending support to migrants, families with children, private tenants, and people on pension payments, says UNSW expert.
Almost 37% of Australian workers do not have paid sick leave. We need to fix this if we want people not to turn up to work when sick during the coronavirus pandemic.
A survey of more than 2300 disability workers shows that the sector is being seriously overlooked in this pandemic.
Vulnerable groups who receive unemployment benefits in Australia face punitive payment conditions that have been challenged due to COVID-19.
Australia's unemployment benefits are now middle of the pack, but the package treats two-income couples badly.
A UNSW survey shows community services are already struggling with demand.
One quarter of Australian workers have no paid sick leave. They are more likely than most to work in service industries, dealing with people face to face.
UNSW Professor Deborah Lupton explores the unintended consequences of modern technology through the lens of a social researcher.
Introducing inclusion at an early age helps everyone better understand disability and reduce discrimination, says UNSW's Rosemary Kayess.