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One+One Article - Posted on 15 December 2016

Dr Cassandra Goldie, head of the Australian Council of Social Service, has a PhD in Law from UNSW. At the university she met Professor Peter Saunders, from the Social Policy Research Centre, with whom ACOSS has now partnered top produce landmark reports into poverty.

SPRC researcher awarded ARC Discovery Project grant Article - Posted on 29 November 2016

Associate Professor Bruce Bradbury has been awarded ARC Discovery Project for $200,000.

Repeated domestic violence causes financial hardship In The Media - Posted on 29 November 2016

New research shows how violence degrades a woman's financial status.

Understanding child neglect from an Aboriginal worldview Article - Posted on 21 November 2016

An SPRC research project assesses child protection issues faced by Aboriginal parents in a rural NSW community.

New study to explore forgotten veterans' hardship In The Media - Posted on 4 November 2016

UNSW and Uni of Adelaide will conduct research into homelessness in the veteran community.

The perils of means-testing paid parental leave In The Media - Posted on 3 November 2016

Payments going to new parents who have access to employer schemes are under scrutiny.

We've never been richer, so why hasn't the poverty rate budged? In The Media - Posted on 29 October 2016

The poverty rate in Australia has increased in the last decade.

Student poverty on the rise, report shows In The Media - Posted on 20 October 2016

A new report coinciding with Anti-Poverty Week shows that one in six schoolchildren are living below the poverty line.

Tasmania home to highest proportion of Australians living below poverty line In The Media - Posted on 17 October 2016

Almost three million Australians are living below the poverty line, with Tasmania home to the highest proportion of battlers.

Whatever happened to Australia's 'no child shall live in poverty' pledge? In The Media - Posted on 16 October 2016

Peter Saunders writes that Australia will need to reflect more seriously on its poverty reduction performance if the recommendations of a major international report on poverty are accepted.