Social Affairs

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We need to look at what's behind arguments for and against drug testing welfare recipients to avoid repeating the same debate, over and over.

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The Institute for Health and Welfare issued an "errata" to correct statements about inequality that were perfectly correct.

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The Social Policy Research Centre’s Professor Alison Ritter believes around 500 people will be placed on income management during the Coalition’s proposed trial.

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A new study reveals our collective reluctance to accept that women might be paying for sex. 

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Professor Olli Kangas will discuss what happened when Finland paid unemployed people a basic wage for two years

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UNSW study shows positive teacher-student relationships impact students’ performance.

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With the help of UNSW lecturer Dr Alanya Drummond, North Sydney Council will become the first city to ban smoking in all public areas in an effort to ensure healthier and more liveable cities.

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Since its launch in 2012, the CRCLCL has worked closely with UNSW, industry and government to generate an authoritative body of research to help keep Australian cities cool.

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Cooling strategies, such as increased greenery and shading and the installation of water features to mitigate urban heat can increase comfort by 50-60 per cent. 

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The weekly drag king performances at a Newtown hotel are examined in Intimate Investments in Drag King Culture, to be launched this week.

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