UNSW Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences

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A study has found children between the ages of 8 and 14 who take care of a family member with a drug addiction or mental illness aren't very happy at, and don't feel all that safe, at school.

Rebel Wilson and Professor George Williams.

The comedy star, who graduated from UNSW in 2009 with a double degree in law and arts, returned to campus to share her university experience and offer advice to students.

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Companion animals, sport animals and animals we use in agriculture are all affected by the rule of law, says Dr Siobhan O'Sullivan from UNSW’s School of Social Sciences.

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“If you are into horror, then go ahead, try it out,” was the invitation to visitors at the Bodies and Interfaces exhibition at UNSW.

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Good governance is the right thing to do, and boosts the legitimacy of decision-making. If moral chivalry doesn't appeal, here are two more reasons: it's cost-efficient and delivers better solutions.

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Human rights professor Louise Chappell is shining a spotlight on the unwritten rules and institutional legacies that silence women. 

defence

What sets this white paper apart is the muscularity of the envisaged defence force, which bears all the hallmarks of Tony Abbott’s hard-nosed approach to defence and national security, writes Alan Dupont.

Peace Israel

 It is not anti-Jewish to be critical of the violence of Israel's military occupation, writes Peter Slezak.

MSF March

The US bombing of a hospital in Afghanistan is a stark reminder that the West should not allow international humanitarian laws to be eroded, writes Susanne Schmeidl. 

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Early intervention and diversion away from the criminal justice system can enable Aboriginal people with mental and cognitive disabilities to live with dignity, write Elizabeth McEntyre, Eileen Baldry,and Ruth McCausland.

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