Social Affairs

Susan Dodds

UNSW’s Arts & Social Sciences Dean, Susan Dodds, gave a Festival of Dangerous Ideas audience food for thought on how to better support the most vulnerable people in our society.

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Victorian Opposition leader Matthew Guy said under Premier Daniel Andrews, 'Victoria has won the unenviable title as the state with the country’s highest rate of crime'. Is that right?

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Attempting to tame nature and our land and rivers is an Australian obsession that looks doomed to keep failing.

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Less than 10 per cent of international students and backpackers in Australia recover unpaid wages, even when they are aware they are being underpaid.

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Lifting the standards of rural and remote students to the those of urban students could boost the economy by 3.3%.

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Study produces new evidence and insights about how media and social media coverage can increase the public harms of terrorism.

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Many women do not feel safe at music festivals, citing the particular combination of big crowds and alcohol and drug intake making them particularly wary.

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A panel at UNSW Sydney has discussed some of the challenges faced by people with disabilities when trying to access digital platforms. 

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The report was launched today at the National Press Club in Canberra to coincide with Anti-Poverty Week.

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People who are most dependent on social services are also the least able to easily transition into the digital age.

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