Social Affairs

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The Safety, Sexual Harassment and Assault at Australian Music Festivals report is the first national study to investigate sexual violence at music festivals.

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Help with reading and writing increases the probability of receiving the Disability Support Pension by about 20%.

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If you're poor, female, or live in rural Australia, you're less likely to access the NDIS or get as much bang for your buck.

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There are currently more recorded refugees than any point in history, most of whom live in cities that are not equipped to handle their unique experiences and needs.

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Children are still being held in police cells and juvenile detention for low-range offences, under alarming conditions. Here's how their mental health and future prospects suffer.

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UNSW Chancellor David Gonski launched the evidence-based Kaldor Centre Principles for Australian Refugee Policy in Sydney last night.

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Evidence shows restorative justice can help fix environmental crime – so why isn't Australia using it more?

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The government now has a dedicated NDIS minister. Here are the four key areas of the scheme that need attention.

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Many universities were built in the 1960s and 1970s and the government isn't providing funds to maintain them.

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A UNSW and Flinders University survey identified hundreds of young Australians who are caring for family members with mental illnesses, alcohol and drug addictions.

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