Social Affairs

the japan national stadium

It aims to be the most sustainable Games in history, but will Tokyo 2020 break the Olympic record? 

a woman walks past a mural with indigenous themes and native animals

Reducing transport inequality and improving walkability in Indigenous communities are necessary to help close the health and social gap.

People wearing masks wait in line for a COVID-19 test

JobKeeper and the Coronavirus Supplement ended earlier this year. But the last few months in have shown the COVID crisis is far from over in Australia.

woman in a wheelchair is helped into a vehicle

The proposed NDIS independent assessments have been controversial. Data doesn't really tell us whether they'd deliver for Australians with disability.

post-it notes experssing greetings in different languages

There are many benefits to learning a language beyond being a useful skill or hobby.

Portrait of teenage girl with classmates using laptops in computer class

An educational approach that helps students focus on their own progress can level the academic playing field, the largest study of its kind has shown.

Map of Australia with pins in it

A lot would need to go right for reality to turn out as good as the projections in the Treasurer's intergenerational report.

Eleanor Roosevelt with King George VI, Sarah Delano Roosevelt, Queen Elizabeth and Franklin Roosevelt

As first lady during the Depression and Second World War, Roosevelt was instrumental in how the US was run – and did much to advance women in that role.

woman on the airbnb app

Sydney rents fell during the pandemic as investors swapped short-term holiday lettings for traditional rentals, UNSW research shows.

a street protester holds a sign that says free the refugees

The Home Affairs Minister says Australia is exploring resettlement overseas for 'broad cohorts' of people. But such deals do not get Australia off the hook.

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