Extreme heat and bushfires bring unique challenges for someone with dementia. Here’s how we can all play a part in helping them stay safe and cool this spring and summer.
The disability royal commission has heard from thousands of people with disability and their families. But the response must involve everyone.
Stronger restrictions on Airbnb and other short-term rental platforms may help ease some housing affordability pressures.
A UNSW Sydney and ACOSS partnership report has analysed the changing distribution of wealth in Australia.
The new Quarterly Essay weaves personal history and detailed policy analysis, examining the unintended consequences of the NDIS, and how we can best realise the scheme’s original intent.
Our study – based on a survey of more than 70,000 NSW high school students – looked at what impacts upon their ‘academic buoyancy’.
Many students with a disability are bullied, excluded and do not feel welcome in Australian schools. They cannot be ignored in the next National School Reform Agreement.
Aboriginal Elders play an important role as community leaders and cultural knowledge holders. Supporting this aspect of ageing well is crucial.
A new funding model would see large-scale institutional investors finance much-needed social and affordable rental housing.
Households need more support to implement alternative energy solutions to help manage outages during bushfires and extreme weather events.