UNSW Social Policy Research Centre

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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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UNSW’s Social Policy Research Centre and St Vincent de Paul Society NSW are bridging cultural gaps for Australian Chinese to access the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Singapore housing

A coordinated mix of policies does more to keep housing affordable for a significant proportion of a city's residents than the unbalanced approach we see in Sydney.

Professor Alison Ritter (L) with Professor Peter Reuter

Professor Peter Reuter, who received the 2019 Stockholm Prize in Criminology this month, has been mentoring Professor Alison Ritter from UNSW’s Social Policy Research Centre for 20 years, since the early days of the Drug Policy Modelling Program.

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A panel at UNSW Sydney has discussed some of the challenges faced by people with disabilities when trying to access digital platforms. 

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