The first major evaluation of community detention's expansion in Australia has found the program poses little risk to asylum seekers.
The salary gap between men and women in NSW is narrowing, according to the second annual report on the status of women released at UNSW today.
Inner city Australians enjoy a higher standard of living than their suburban and rural counterparts, according to new research from UNSW’s Social Policy Research Centre.
The unique needs of people with younger onset dementia have been addressed for the first time in new research by the Social Policy Research Centre.
The unemployed are worse off now in real terms than 15 years ago and are falling further behind, according to a new analysis by Professor Peter Whiteford.
Traditional gender roles in work and parenting can be rebalanced if women leave more care giving responsibilities to their partners, argues Associate Professor Lyn Craig from UNSW's Social Policy Research Centre.
Australia actually has the lowest middle or upper class welfare in the OECD, write Professor Peter Whiteford and Dr Gerry Redmond.
Many unemployed Australians will continue to live in poverty unless the government acts on the recommendations of the Henry Review, says Professor Peter Whiteford.
Mothers are doing it for themselves by choosing self-employment as a solution to the lack of part-time options in the job market, new research shows.
A new funding model for Australians with disabilities can improve their quality of life, a Social Policy Research Centre report has found.