Social Affairs

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Attempting to tame nature and our land and rivers is an Australian obsession that looks doomed to keep failing.

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Less than 10 per cent of international students and backpackers in Australia recover unpaid wages, even when they are aware they are being underpaid.

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Lifting the standards of rural and remote students to the those of urban students could boost the economy by 3.3%.

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Study produces new evidence and insights about how media and social media coverage can increase the public harms of terrorism.

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Many women do not feel safe at music festivals, citing the particular combination of big crowds and alcohol and drug intake making them particularly wary.

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A panel at UNSW Sydney has discussed some of the challenges faced by people with disabilities when trying to access digital platforms. 

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The report was launched today at the National Press Club in Canberra to coincide with Anti-Poverty Week.

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People who are most dependent on social services are also the least able to easily transition into the digital age.

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The decline in trust in contemporary society will be the focus of a panel of progressive thinkers when Meridian 180 launches its multilingual innovation program at UNSW Sydney on Friday.

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The NDIS aims to help people with disability live more independently. It was hoped this would reduce carers' responsibilities and allow them more time to work. But evidence shows this hasn't happened.

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