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One in five NSW high school kids suffers “severe” deprivation of life’s essentials In The Media - Posted on 26 November 2018

It’s tough for any high school student these days. Social media, the uncertainties of adolescence, trying to fit in - trying to figure out who you are.

'Everyone had to wait': Why kids without laptops struggle at school In The Media - Posted on 26 November 2018

It's tough being one of the only kids in class without their own computer. Everything takes longer, from writing assignments to making notes in class.

"It would take the others 30 seconds to write up things from the board, and me, sitting there with a reliable pen – I would take three minutes," said Jacob Young. "Everyone would have to wait for me – they would say, 'Jake are you done yet?"

Drug law reform. Do we need these ideas? In The Media - Posted on 6 November 2018

Alison Ritter talks with Sarah Macdonald from ABC Sydney about drug decriminalisation. Segment begins at 1:54.

Melbourne's "Dry Zones" voting rights to be abolished In The Media - Posted on 5 November 2018

Victoria’s opposition leader Daniel Andrews plans to scrap the remaining dry zones if he wins the November Victorian election. Claire Wilkinson from SPRC speaks with Jacinta Parsons and Sami Shah at 1hr38m.

China's digital economy offers new employment opportunities Article - Posted on 1 November 2018

Karen Fisher and Bingqin Li have joined the research project led by Haiqing Yu (RMIT) and participated by Gerald Goggin (Sydney University) on Digital Economy and Disability Employment.

Disability related research boosted by UNSW seed funding In The Media - Posted on 31 October 2018

The UNSW Disability Innovation Institute is investing $200,000 in seven research projects that will provide innovative solutions to address barriers experienced by people with disability.

Disability related research boosted by UNSW seed funding Article - Posted on 31 October 2018
Working out what makes a good community where young children can thrive In The Media - Posted on 24 October 2018

The international research is clear. Stimulating and positive environments early in life provide optimal foundations for children’s ongoing development into adulthood. This in turn makes a difference to the productivity of society at large.

UNSW panel frames better digital access for people with disabilities In The Media - Posted on 17 October 2018

An increase in digital accessibility for people with disabilities, and a right of redress if it is not forthcoming, was a key message of an event supported by UNSW’s Disability Innovation Institute in Sydney.

120,000 Tasmanians Live in Poverty In The Media - Posted on 17 October 2018

TasCOSS has called for a ‘whole-of-government attack’ on poverty.