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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.

Extra early education In The Media - Posted on 7 February 2018

Deb Brennan discusses the push for the preschool age to be lowered to 3 years old. 

Investment in early childhood is critical to improving Australia's education outcomes In The Media - Posted on 2 February 2018

State and territory Early Childhood Education Ministers have called on the Commonwealth Government to recognise the clear link between high quality early childhood education and children doing better at school by committing to ongoing, adequate and sustainable funding for early childhood education.

New study to protect older people In The Media - Posted on 23 January 2018

The Australian Institute of Family Studies has embarked on a new program to determine the extent of elder abuse in Australia.

Research aims to root out elder abuse In The Media - Posted on 15 January 2018

A new research project aims to expose a complex and mostly hidden problem.

Elder abuse under the spotlight In The Media - Posted on 15 January 2018

The Elder Abuse National Research Project, established to help build on the growing body of knowledge on the issue, is seeking input from our communities.

Examining poverty in Australia In The Media - Posted on 10 January 2018

It's estimated that three million people live in poverty in Australia, with more than 700,000 of these being children. And getting out of poverty in this country can be extremely challenging. What does poverty actually look like in Australia, and are there any ideas and policies that really help?

Scientia PhD Scholarship success for SPRC Article - Posted on 13 December 2017

We're pleased to announce that four students have been awarded prestigious Scientia PhD Scholarships to study at SPRC.

The eviction of Daxing: Tensions and trouble in burgeoning Beijing In The Media - Posted on 11 December 2017

A deadly fire led to a dramatic intervention that saw thousands turfed out into a freezing Beijing. There are better ways to tackle the troubles of megacities, Bingqin Li writes.

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