Social Affairs

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The same-sex marriage debate was a reminder that some people view queer sexuality and family life as incompatible but UNSW's Dr Christy Newman hopes her research will help change that.

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Allowing bereaved families to view images from crime and accident scenes can offer them a path to healing, write Kate Rossmanith, Hugh Dillon and Jane Mowll.

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UNSW academic Gabina Funegra is heading to Geneva for the UN's International Mother Language Day, where she will present her documentary about her quest to save the ancient Quechua language.

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By the time young people get to university, it’s far too late to be initiating education on sexual consent, writes Bianca Fileborn.

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The Jaquie Lambie Network's plan to fix the Tasmanian health system is vague at best and unlikely to make a difference, writes Helen Dickinson.

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UNSW and the Australian Council of Social Service have launched a new collaboration to tackle poverty and inequality through high-quality research, policy development and advocacy.

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At a time when public conversation is defined by appeals to hyper emotion and facts don’t matter, we need Mahatma Gandhi more than ever, says award-winning Indian journalist Shoma Chaudhury.

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The big story about the Australian Electoral Commission’s annual release of political donations disclosures is how little they really tell us, writes Lindy Edwards.

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Chris Martin explains how a review of international housing rental markets has found aspects that Australia could emulate – and avoid.

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The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community is not being heard in the debate around Australia Day and it is indicative of the state of Indigenous affairs in Australia, writes Gemma McKinnon.

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