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Research explores the nature and extent of child sexual abuse in contemporary institutional settings In The Media - Posted on 16 August 2017

New research suggests that a significant proportion of child sexual abuse in institutional settings involved another child.

Child-on-child abuse a 'significant problem' In The Media - Posted on 16 August 2017

Another child is often the alleged offender in a proportion of recent reports of children being sexually abused in Australian institutions.

NDIS workforce challenges, trends and predictions In The Media - Posted on 14 August 2017

The disability services sector is experiencing some growing pains.

NDIS fails to provide ‘decent’ disability jobs In The Media - Posted on 10 August 2017

A new report from SPRC found that the NDIS pricing system did not cover the full costs of disability support and would fail to provide high quality services.

Is outsourcing chores the key to happiness? In The Media - Posted on 9 August 2017

A new study has found that the key to happiness is spending your money to buy yourself more time.

China’s orphans: Hope for the future? In The Media - Posted on 8 August 2017

After years of neglect, conditions in China's orphanages have greatly improved but challenges remain.

SPRC academics participate in the first Renmin University-UNSW Social Policy Summer School Article - Posted on 1 August 2017

Carla Treloar, Ilan Katz, Bingqin Li and Yuvisthi Naidoo from the Social Policy Research Centre at UNSW Sydney, Yanfeng Ge from the State Council Development Research Centre and Kinglun Nogk from Sun Yat Sen University have delivered a series of lectures and seminars in the first Renmin University-UNSW Social Policy Summer School.

Carla Treloar awarded Alumni Medal for Professional Excellence In The Media - Posted on 28 July 2017

Internationally recognised social scientist and director of two research centres Professor Carla Treloar wins the Alumni Medal for Professional Excellence at the University of Newcastle Awards.

Aged care charities creating employment opportunities In The Media - Posted on 25 July 2017

Aged care charities creating employment opportunities, ACNC report finds.

Throughcare program to help 150 ex-inmates a year avoid jail In The Media - Posted on 22 July 2017

Up to 150 inmates per year will be offered help finding housing and work post-jail.