Social Affairs

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Today's school strike shows passionate and engaged young people will act to protect their future from the worst effects of climate change, says UNSW Canberra Climate Scientist Dr Sophie Lewis. 

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Housing markets never have met the lowest-income households' needs. Now is the time to tackle problems that have been years in the making by creating a better system to supply their housing.

The royal commission needs to be reflected in the federal budget and to consider research into the complex nature of violence and abuse as well as societal shifts in the concept of ‘disability’.

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School students who demand meaningful action on climate change deserve to be heard, not silenced.

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Heading into the state election, neither of the major parties has a policy to address increasing congestion on transmission lines joining wind and solar farms to the electricity grid.

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There is an increasing push-back in society against gender equality issues that can also spread into the workplace.

UNSW Business School graduate Dylan Booth is determined to change the landscape of Indigenous affairs in Australia.

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Originally designed to display service times or bible quotations, church signs are becoming a site of political commentary, tackling everything from pill testing to refugee rights.

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The terms of reference need to cover schools, prisons, homes, hospitals, mental health facilities as well as disability support institutions.

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UNSW's Social Policy Centre has found a receptive audience in China.

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