Social Policy Research Centre

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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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Newly appointed director of UNSW’s Social Policy Research Centre Professor Kelley Johnson plans to take an active part in the rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

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For tertiary-educated workers their house matters, but for workers without a degree, happiness is more about the neighbourhood, new research suggests.

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One in every two young people relies in some way on a trusted adult who is either a paid or volunteer worker in their community, UNSW research presented at the Australian Social Policy Conference suggests. 

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Women experiencing multiple instances of money stress are three times more likely to become a victim of violence in the following year, a study by Don Weatherburn has found. The research is presented at the Australian Social Policy Conference.

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