Beyond the personal effects on individuals, vast disparities in income can erode social cohesion and undermine economic growth, researchers say.
Clinical psychologist Frank Neuner told a UNSW Grand Challenges event that storytelling can be effective in treating refugees who have experienced trauma such as rape and torture.
Discover why male-dominated sex ratios in Australia’s history could still be affecting attitudes today.
Another affordable housing pact between the Commonwealth, states and territories came into effect this month. But with no new funding, the agreement may be different from predecessors in name only.
Experts spoke to an eager audience at UNSW Sydney on Thursday about the opportunities and threats of robotics in the disability and care sector.
The Modern Slavery Bill presents an opportunity for companies to take seriously their obligation to identify, track and monitor potential problems in their operations and supply chain.
Australia's record on women's rights is poised to come under scrutiny, including its treatment of Indigenous women and girls, sexual harassment and violence against women.
Single-use plastic bags will soon be gone from major supermarkets and many other shops too. Campaigns to reduce plastic even more should focus on positive advice, rather than shaming shoppers.
USA's criticism of, and withdrawal from, the UN Human Rights Council does nothing to address the problem of human rights abusers being able to influence the organisation.
Affordable rental options for low-income households in Sydney need to be drastically improved according to City Futures Research Centre.