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New SPRC article featured in The Economic and Labour Relations Review In The Media - Posted on 21 June 2018

The 'New minimum healthy living budget standards for low-paid and unemployed Australians' has been featured in the Economic and Labour Relations Review.

Leading UNSW disability advocate Rosemary Kayess joins UN advisory group In The Media - Posted on 13 June 2018

UNSW’s Rosemary Kayess has been elected to United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Growth and Change in Australia’s Charities In The Media - Posted on 23 May 2018

The total number of charities in Australia decreased between 2014 and 2016, according to the charity regulator’s first comparative report analysing changes over multiple years.

New information tool holds key to solving homelessness crisis In The Media - Posted on 15 May 2018

A powerful new tool developed with UNSW is designed to reveal the true extent of homelessness and influence government action to solve the problem.

'National disgrace': cost of housing driving up child poverty rates In The Media - Posted on 15 May 2018

Policy inaction, stagnant wages and an 80% increase in costs have locked families out of stable accommodation, analysis shows

MIXED RESULTS FROM NDIS In The Media - Posted on 4 May 2018

A MOTHER with an intellectually disabled adult son has described how difficult she has found it to gain funding through the National Disability Insurance Scheme, particularly when it came to housing.

New SPRC and NDARC collaboration to focus on drug policy and social welfare policy Article - Posted on 1 May 2018

Announcing a new collaboration between the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine, and the Social Policy Research Centre, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences at UNSW Sydney.

Two UNSW researchers awarded Human Services Organization journal honours Article - Posted on 20 April 2018

Dr Natasha Cortis and Dr Abigail Powell have been awarded the Human Service Organizations: Management, Leadership & Governance Mary Parket Follette Award for 2018.

New Report Renews Calls to Raise Welfare Payments In The Media - Posted on 17 April 2018

A new study has found the estimated costs of raising children in Australia have risen substantially over the past two decades, leading to renewed calls for an increase in Newstart and Youth Allowance payments.

New estimates of the costs of raising children in Australia In The Media - Posted on 17 April 2018

The latest estimates of the costs of raising children in Australia show costs have risen substantially over the last two decades due to changing community expectations of what children need to live a healthy life.