Social Affairs

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The decline in trust in contemporary society will be the focus of a panel of progressive thinkers when Meridian 180 launches its multilingual innovation program at UNSW Sydney on Friday.

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The NDIS aims to help people with disability live more independently. It was hoped this would reduce carers' responsibilities and allow them more time to work. But evidence shows this hasn't happened.

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UNSW alumna Caitlin Barrett helps set up award-winning Love Mercy Foundation to assist female farmers in war-torn central African nation

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Residential tenancy reforms are before the NSW parliament, but a key reform is missing. In this open letter, housing academics call for an end to landlords' power to terminate leases with 'no grounds'.

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Tired of homogenised fashion advertising, Chris Loutfy wants to see models of diverse backgrounds feature in mainstream campaigns.

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Amid concerns about their quality of care, aged care providers are getting bigger or getting out.
 

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New research shows children growing up in the most disadvantaged suburbs also lack the social opportunities to develop skills that would improve their prospects in life.

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An independent system that properly addresses police wrongdoing could go a long way towards restoring community confidence.

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The outspoken advocate delivered a pointed vision of the nation's journey to unification while delivering the annual Hal Wootten Lecture at UNSW Sydney. 

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Professor David Sanderson will steer investigation of the pressing issues of rapid urbanisation, including threats facing low-income urban settlements.

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