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.
Young women today are just as likely as 1950s housewives to want taller husbands who earn more money than them, says Stanford Professor Paula England speaking at the Australian Social Policy Conference at UNSW.
Once oppressed by big business, the Australian working class now suffers under the yoke of elite actors. The Liberal Party's class war rhetoric has turned the tables on the Left, argues Associate Professor David McKnight.
One in seven Australian adults are either fully or severely excluded from accessing basic financial services, according to new research by the Centre for Social Impact at UNSW and the National Australia Bank.
It would take only a single inspirational politician to change the media and political landscape, according to one of Australia's pre-eminent journalists, Kerry O'Brien, who delivered the flagship Wallace Wurth Memorial lecture.
UNSW's Centre for Refugee Research has been selected by the United Nations to help international female refugees present their stories of survival, marking the 60th anniversary of the Refugee Convention.