Social Affairs

nsw police officer

The increasing use of on-the-spot penalty notices by police should have us concerned, a UNSW expert says.

Truck rollover accident

Relying on regulation through licensing alone will not combat unsafe trucking practices, says UNSW’s Dr Christopher Walker.

People sleeping rough on the streets

Australia found shelter for more than 33,000 rough sleepers and other homeless people during the pandemic, but a coming surge in homelessness demands a comprehensive national housing strategy.

drone flying on the beach at sunset

The ocean meets the sky as drones take conservation efforts to new heights.

A selection of children's books

A study shows there is a lack of ethnic and other diversity in award-winning early childhood picture books. This means our children are still getting a narrow window of the world.

Gladys Berejiklian

News of the NSW premier's 'close personal relationship' with a former MP under investigation by ICAC is a hit to her hitherto squeaky clean public persona.

Police at protest in Greece

A UNSW criminologist and an international relations expert walk into a bar … years later their discussions over drinks turn into a book.

Two young students playing the recorder

Music education isn’t always that great. Just look to the recorder.

Construction of apartment block

There's a program ready. It'd create 30,000 homes and renovate thousands more, creating up to 18,000 jobs.

Hawkesbury River at sunrise

UNSW Sydney's Grace Karskens reveals the complex and controversial history of the Hawkesbury River in her latest book People of the River.

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