Social Affairs

People protesting for support of NDIS

The short-term NDIS priorities for the new government are to rebuild trust and restore it to its original intention.

Uluru Statement from the Heart

Architects of the Uluru Statement from the Heart say they look forward to working alongside the new Government to confirm a timeline for a referendum on a Voice to Parliament.

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Australian state governments are struggling to meet growing demand for low-cost housing as cost-of-living pressure rises.

scott morrision and anthony albanese

In the first week of the campaign we journeyed around the country with a team of politics experts. Now we retrace our steps to look at what’s happened since.

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Localised data on alcohol-related harm and licensed outlets will help decisions on new liquor licences maintain a health focus.

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A Meta spokesperson told The Conversation non-news pages had been taken down by mistake. Whistleblower allegations contradict this.

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Finding stable housing is one of the biggest challenges facing prison leavers. Access to public housing flattens the curve on recidivism.

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In Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark, housing cooperatives help both renters and those wanting to own a secure, high-quality home. Better housing options for Australia are waiting in plain sight.

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New research shows that a transition to renewable energy alone is not fast enough to keep global temperatures below 2050 target levels.

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You might be surprised to know that many unemployed Australians are not on unemployment benefits. And then came COVID – which saw a big shift in how many people were able and willing to claim.

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