Social Affairs

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Mentoring young people at UNSW-led Football United gave Mandela Mathia a sense of community and skills that serve him in his acting career.

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From growing up in a Malaysian village with no electricity to becoming one of Australia’s wealthiest people, Maha Sinnathamby learned the art of survival while studying at UNSW.

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A student-led engineering project is bringing cleaner drinking water to Sri Lankan communities. By Penny Jones.

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The new publication offers unique insights into alternative ways that human rights can be protected.

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When reporting of a tragedy raises questions about media conduct, we are left wondering who will be the guardian of information presented in the public interest, writes Shaun Carney.

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A powerful new tool developed with UNSW is designed to reveal the true extent of homelessness and influence government action to solve the problem.

Professor James Nazroo, Grand Challenge Inequality

The University of Manchester's Professor James Nazroo will ask for action to solve inequalities affecting older people when he delivers a free public lecture at UNSW tonight.

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A decade after the launch of a national campaign against homelessness, the trends are all going the wrong way. A new annual report highlights what's gone wrong and what must be done.

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UNSW Business School Professor Fiona Martin says it is a shame the 2018 budget did not do anything to help the long-term unemployed in Australia.

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Professor John Piggott, from the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR), says the 2018 federal budget could rightly be called a 'Baby Boomers' Budget'

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