Social Affairs

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Proposed changes to Victoria's drug laws and policies have potential but fall short in some key areas.

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A Creative Writing PhD graduate slated for a three-month writing residency at UNSW has been shortlisted for the NSW Premier's Literary Awards.

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The man known as the most popular professor in the world had some challenges for UNSW audiences.

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An article arguing that deaf people should be allowed to serve as jurors has been awarded the inaugural Andrea Durbach Award for Human Rights Scholarship at UNSW.

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It's unpopular with the public and kills endangered and non-game birds – but that hasn't stopped duck shooting, writes Siobhan O'Sullivan.

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A new book by Ian Tyrrell reveals the history of Sydney’s Cooks River and the role it has played in our dreams of prosperity and pleasure.

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Homeless people are over-represented in Australia’s prisons, and previously incarcerated people are over-represented among the homeless, writes Sophie Russell.

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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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