Art, Architecture & Design

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UNSW Art & Design graduate Sarah Contos has won Australia’s richest prize for young contemporary artists with The Long Kiss Goodbye, a quilt inspired by a relationship break-up.

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Ken Thaiday Snr, an internationally acclaimed artist from Erub Island in the Torres Strait, has been awarded a 2017 Red Ochre Award for his elaborate masks and headdresses, writes Leah Lui-Chivizhe.

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The National Gallery of Australia's Third National Indigenous Art Triennial presents a passionate well-considered argument for an enduring Aboriginal culture, writes Joanna Mendelssohn.

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UNSW Industrial Design students have taken the humble barbeque to a whole new level, designing multicultural cooking facilities for Sydney’s local parks.

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Australian private renters' have less security of tenure under the law than renters in most other comparable countries, write Alan Morris, Hal Pawson and Kath Hulse.

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UNSW academics have recommended a former Parramatta children’s home be preserved as a ‘keeping place’ in memory of the Indigenous children committed there over 40 years ago.

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UNSW researchers have designed a first-of-its-kind app that will help people with disabilities and older Australians modify their homes to stay in them for longer.

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Housing problems are multidimensional and extend well beyond our capital cities, write Chris Martin and Laurence Troy.

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Australia’s first Rental Vulnerability Index has revealed renters in regional areas of Queensland are suffering the highest incidence of rent vulnerability.

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The budget is pushing for a much-needed reboot of the social housing sector. What it isn't offering is extra funding to renew and expand run-down housing stocks, write Chris Martin and Hal Pawson.

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