Social Policy Research Centre

Childcare

The Productivity Commission has put UNSW research at the centre of its proposed childcare overhaul, adopting key principles from a Social Policy Research Centre submission in its review.

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The prospect of increasing private funding for community services raises questions about relationships between governments, markets and communities, write Natasha Cortis and Megan Blaxland.

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More than half a million Chinese orphans have been assisted by UNSW research over the past decade. Now the launch of a new program will ensure that work is continued.

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Lack of certainty about funding is a key problem affecting the community sector’s ability to deliver crucial services, new research has revealed.

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Mid-career policy makers aiming to become leaders in public policy development will benefit from a new professional doctorate.

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A national crowdsourcing campaign led by UNSW’s Social Policy Research Centre is giving young Australians the opportunity to share their opinions about cyberbullying.

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Research shows Australia has much to learn from China’s high quality and sustainable foster care system.  

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Posting information about our children on social media raises serious questions about their privacy now and in the future, writes Myra Hamilton.  

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Family support plays a critical role in Australians with spinal cord injuries participating fully in society, new UNSW research has found.

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Disadvantaged children benefit cognitively from starting primary school early but often suffer socially, new UNSW research has found.

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