Social Affairs

aboriginal flag

This constitutional reform process may be ‘unorthodox’, but it’s entirely appropriate.

Gentrification of a neighbourhood

A new machine learning prototype developed by UNSW researchers can help mitigate the harms of gentrification.  

red colour burst leased sign on a front retaining wall

Rent assistance is only $10-14 per day, well below rent levels.

Torsos of man and pregnant woman in business clothes

Micro-accommodations are acts that seem small to those making them, but if repeated can have much larger positive consequences for those they target.

detective board with photos of suspected criminals

The lines between pop culture and criminal justice blur in our fascination with the unlawful.

A large crowd at a summer music festival

There are concerns about harm reduction strategies this summer as a restless bunch of young adults test the limits of a depleted hospitality industry.

Four happy young indigenous kids

Higher levels of parental wellbeing while children were young was linked with children being more physically active as they got older.

a student raising their hand in a classroom

A new study looked at four teaching approaches that have been shown by academic research to help students learn.

child with a disability being cared for

Making it possible for NDIS participants to choose registered or unregistered providers affords the ‘dignity of risk’.

feminist banner series by artist tal fitzpatrick

A creative form of activism uses embroidery to explore gender-based violence issues and advocate for reform.

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