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Two UNSW researchers awarded Human Services Organization journal honours Article - Posted on 20 April 2018

Dr Natasha Cortis and Dr Abigail Powell have been awarded the Human Service Organizations: Management, Leadership & Governance Mary Parket Follette Award for 2018.

New estimates of the costs of raising children in Australia In The Media - Posted on 17 April 2018

The latest estimates of the costs of raising children in Australia show costs have risen substantially over the last two decades due to changing community expectations of what children need to live a healthy life.

New Report Renews Calls to Raise Welfare Payments In The Media - Posted on 17 April 2018

A new study has found the estimated costs of raising children in Australia have risen substantially over the past two decades, leading to renewed calls for an increase in Newstart and Youth Allowance payments.

Changing expectations lift the cost of raising children In The Media - Posted on 17 April 2018

The estimated cost of raising children in Australia has risen over the past two decades due to new ideals, researchers from the Social Policy Research Centre at UNSW Sydney have found.

Cost of raising children much higher than previously thought, research shows In The Media - Posted on 17 April 2018

Researchers say minimum wage and payments such as Newstart are in need of an overhaul.

Minimum cost of raising a child is now $140 a week In The Media - Posted on 16 April 2018

The cost of raising children has risen sharply over the past two decades because of changing expectations of what they need to live a healthy life.

Health and social services national summit: Joint statement on harms from current Australian drug laws Article - Posted on 26 March 2018

The Social Policy Research Centre at UNSW Sydney supports Australia21's call for drug law reform in Australia.

China enhances measures for disabled In The Media - Posted on 26 March 2018

China is focusing on education and rehabilitation in an effort to enhance disability services.

SPRC-ACC events: Technological Innovation and Social Policy Article - Posted on 14 February 2018

On February 8 and 9, 2018, the Social Policy Research Centre organised a series of events to bring together scholars and practitioners from Australia and from China to exchange ideas about their understandings, practices and views toward the connection between technological innovation.

UNSW and ACOSS join forces to tackle poverty and inequality In The Media - Posted on 8 February 2018

UNSW Sydney and the Australian Council of Social Service will work to tackle poverty and equality head on through a new collaboration launched on Thursday.