Social Affairs

assisting elderly lady on the street

The coronavirus pandemic will test urban resilience, and we must rise to the challenge, says UNSW professor.

home schooling

For some children, learning online will be little more than an inconvenience. For others it will magnify their learning disadvantage. This move is a mass social experiment never done before.

Centrelink

Australia's unemployment benefits are now middle of the pack, but the package treats two-income couples badly.

The COVID-19 crisis highlights the vulnerable existence animals endure

Reports of companion animals starving or being killed as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak highlight the vulnerable existence animals endure at the whim of humans.

eviction notice

Housing is our first line of defence against coronavirus, so leaving someone homeless increases the risk for everyone. Australia should follow other countries in imposing a moratorium on evictions.

National Day of Action against bullying and violence

Children who are bullied are at risk of experiencing poor outcomes for up to four decades after exposure.

sydney housing estate

The latte line shows the socioeconomic divide in Sydney's East and West. 

student_at_her_desk_working_on_a_laptop

Professor of Educational Psychology Andrew Martin offers a five-point guide for educators in the face of COVID-19.

International Women's Day 2020

UNSW staff from various faculties share their commitments this International Women's Day.

A group of high school students

The adage 'what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger' isn't always true for high school students, a new study says.

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