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Is Australia still the 'lucky country'? In The Media - Posted on 22 November 2017

While Australia’s collective wealth is at an all time high, almost 3 million Australians currently live below the poverty line. SBS explores whether Australia is still a land of luck for all.

2018 Scientia Fellowships drive diversity and excellence in research In The Media - Posted on 21 November 2017

UNSW announces its latest intake of Scientia Fellows.

Aussies cut back on fruit, veg, holidays and heating In The Media - Posted on 17 November 2017

Rising living costs are forcing Australians to make tough choices. New research shows what we are cutting back on to cope.

Aussies cut back on fruit, veg, holidays and heating In The Media - Posted on 17 November 2017

RISING living costs are forcing Australians to make tough choices. New research shows what we are cutting back on to cope.

Elderly poverty rates sky high In The Media - Posted on 16 November 2017

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD’s) figures show Australian poverty rates for those aged over 65 outstrip much of the rest of the world. But these figures only tell part of the story and are skewed by a number of factors.

Explainer: what exactly is a living wage? In The Media - Posted on 10 November 2017

Australia’s national minimum wage should become a “living wage”.

Explainer: what exactly is a living wage? In The Media - Posted on 10 November 2017

'Budget Standards' produced by the SPRC show the income needed to prevent poverty.

Open letter: Social Policy Research Centre supports Marriage Equality Article - Posted on 26 October 2017

Read our open letter in support of same-sex marriage in Australia.

Unemployment benefits: Newstart Allowance is inadequate In The Media - Posted on 25 October 2017

There is growing concern in our community that the Newstart Allowance for unemployed people is inadequate.

$38.48 a day - That’s how much an unemployed single adult has to live on In The Media - Posted on 25 October 2017

Australia's pie is some of the best but not everyone gets a fair slice.