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Royal commission into violence and abuse of people with disability: terms of reference In The Media - Posted on 14 March 2019

The royal commission needs to be reflected in the federal budget and to consider research into the complex nature of violence and abuse as well as societal shifts in the concept of ‘disability’.

Royal commission into violence and abuse of people with disability: terms of reference In The Media - Posted on 14 March 2019

The royal commission needs to be reflected in the federal budget and to consider research into the complex nature of violence and abuse as well as societal shifts in the concept of ‘disability’.

Disability human rights expert appointed Vice Chair on UN Committee In The Media - Posted on 13 March 2019

Rosemary Kayess brings her legal and public policy expertise to the UNCRPD.

Can digital technology solve the trust issue in urbanising China? In The Media - Posted on 11 March 2019

Associate Professor Bingqin Li explores the role of digital technology in creating trust in China's urbanisation efforts.

Australia’s “next great social policy reform” In The Media - Posted on 26 February 2019

Federal Labor’s plan to fund two years of early learning has won a new friend, with former NSW education minister Adrian Piccoli describing it as “a great step in the right direction.”

Women retire with almost half the super as men. This idea might help change that In The Media - Posted on 21 February 2019

When Crystie Oatley looks at the pay packet for her 10-year-old son's support worker, she wonders what her bank balance might look like if she was paid that money instead.

Critics say major parties should consider a system for stay-at-home parents looking after disabled or elderly relatives In The Media - Posted on 21 February 2019

Labor promises that if it's elected it will start paying superannuation to those taking parental leave in an effort to bolster the amounts of money that women, in particular, retire on.

But critics say the $400 million plan is just the tip of the iceberg and it's time for both parties to start seriously considering a system of superannuation "carer credits" to help stay-at-home parents and those looking after elderly or disabled relatives.

Royal commission must address violence against people with disability In The Media - Posted on 19 February 2019

It is well placed to examine the complex nature of violence against people with disability.

‘There’s no reason not to trial pill testing’: UNSW drug policy scholar stands firm on the evidence In The Media - Posted on 14 February 2019

Professor Alison Ritter has moved the Drug Policy Modelling Program from Medicine to Arts & Social Sciences to have more impact on drug policy.

This sector employs the most migrant workers In The Media - Posted on 13 February 2019

Nearly two in five (37%) aged care workers in Australia come from other countries. The sector employs the largest number of migrant workers, a new study revealed.