Social Policy Research Centre

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The Social Policy Research Centre’s Professor Alison Ritter believes around 500 people will be placed on income management during the Coalition’s proposed trial.

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Making super voluntary for low earners, as proposed by a Liberal senator, would leave more women vulnerable in old age.

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A UNSW and Flinders University survey identified hundreds of young Australians who are caring for family members with mental illnesses, alcohol and drug addictions.

A review by the UNSW Social Policy Research Centre for the federal government calls for a strong disability focus in mainstream policy.

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UNSW’s Rosemary Kayess brings her legal and public policy expertise to the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

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UNSW's Social Policy Centre has found a receptive audience in China.

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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. 

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Evidence is growing that pill testing encourages young people to reconsider their drug use — and new forms of testing can provide even more benefits.

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The report, produced with UNSW Sydney, for the first time allows young people to explain in revealing detail their experiences of poverty.

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The report was launched today at the National Press Club in Canberra to coincide with Anti-Poverty Week.

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