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'Throughcare' project helping people stay out of prison In The Media - Posted on 17 March 2017

One correctional rehabilitation program in the ACT seems finally to be getting results according to a recent evaluation by the Social Policy Research Centre.

The ACT program that cut recidivism by more than one-fifth In The Media - Posted on 17 March 2017

A pilot program which helps people in the ACT readjust into the community for a year after they are freed from prison is showing promising results.

Post-release care program reduces re-offending rates In The Media - Posted on 16 March 2017

An independent report has found post-release community-based support for eligible detainees leaving the Alexander Maconochie Centre is assisting in reducing recidivism rates and crime in the community.

Prison support program helps reduce re-offending rates, UNSW research finds In The Media - Posted on 16 March 2017

The ACT's Extended Throughcare Pilot Program is helping reduce recidivism rates and crime in the community, a SPRC evaluation has found.

'New era' of stagnant incomes: How wages aren't matching the growth of national income In The Media - Posted on 15 March 2017

The wage price index has dropped to its lowest mark since the late 1990s.

UNSW child protection research partnership informs policy reform in China In The Media - Posted on 9 March 2017

NGOs are urging China’s government to consider stronger measures to protect children during the National People’s Congress.

A working mother's guilt and gratitude In The Media - Posted on 7 March 2017

How do women balance work and family and, at the end of it, still have enough to retire on?

Young people with disability and support workers share their working relationship in new photo research Article - Posted on 2 March 2017

The dynamics of the relationship between young people with disability and their support worker is revealed in a new book, ‘Relationships and Recognition: Photos about working together’.

Sunday penalty rates: Women to bear the brunt of cuts, experts say In The Media - Posted on 28 February 2017

Professor Lyn Craig comments on the cut to Sunday penalty rates, saying those that work weekends never make up for the social time they lose. 

UNSW debates the creativity of disability Article - Posted on 23 February 2017

A panel of academics, activists and advocates debated the tension between claiming commonality and celebrating difference in the experiences of people with disability at a special event hosted by the UNSW Social Policy Research Centre.