UNSW Social Policy Research Centre

Rosemary Kayess

The UNSW Sydney researcher, academic, lawyer and alumna has a high profile on the international stage as well as strong community connections.

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UNSW Sydney and ACOSS release a report identifying the direct causes of inequality and where groups fit on income and wealth scales.

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Five UNSW Sydney professors are recognised for their outstanding contribution to the social sciences.

BJ Newton and Kevin Lowe

New projects will focus on restoration of children from out of home care and Indigenous content in curriculum.

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A new report by UNSW Sydney and ACOSS provides a baseline to measure the pandemic’s impact on an already widening income and wealth gap.

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Government action on income support, housing and employment could lift people out of poverty.

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It starts with recognising your child needs support. Then, you have to prove they are eligible for it. Finally, you have to find the appropriate support. There's help available along the way.

Professor Claire Annesley

Claire Annesley plans to build on the Faculty’s international reputation continuing to attract students and academics to take on society’s most pressing problems.

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Trailblazing UNSW Sydney academics join distinguished alumni and friends on the 2020 Australia Day honours list. 

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The internationally respected lawyer, researcher, academic and UNSW alumna is an advocate for access to justice, social inclusion, housing and employment.

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