Social Affairs

social housing

The pandemic has brought to a head deep-rooted problems with how housing is provided in Australia. Fortunately, the solutions can play a central role in the national recovery process.

candle

With generous financial support from Commonwealth Bank, UNSW’s Gendered Violence Research Network will lead a new research agenda.

disability care worker

A survey of more than 2300 disability workers shows that the sector is being seriously overlooked in this pandemic. 

Sydney park

COVID-19 has upturned uses of public spaces that we took for granted. Will shifts in the regulation of these spaces lead to a change in thinking about who “owns” the city?

Nelson Mandela

In Apartheid’s Shadow explores how apartheid, and the vast transnational movement against it, is a difficult reminder of Australia’s own racialised past and discriminatory present.

A man with a facemask walks down an empty street in Cape Town, South Africa

Misinformation, opportunism and a myriad of day-to-day issues may dwarf the threat of COVID-19 in Africa, says UNSW expert.

school assembly

Students in year 12, as well as those who need foundational skills right before starting school, are among those the NSW government should prioritise during the staggered return to school.

Woman listening to music on headphones

UNSW Professor Emery Schubert discusses what sort of music we like to listen to in the midst of a crisis.

 

Rainbow art in window

Making art is another way children can find contentment in isolation. 

A person without a home to go to.

Two top UNSW academics are calling for an end to the homelessness crisis in Australia that will last beyond COVID-19.

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