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Scientia PhD Scholarship success for SPRC Article - Posted on 13 December 2017

We're pleased to announce that four students have been awarded prestigious Scientia PhD Scholarships to study at SPRC.

SPRC partners with SBS's 'Struggle Street' Article - Posted on 28 November 2017

The UNSW Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC) has partnered with SBS for season two of their TV programme Struggle Street, an observational documentary about “the realities of social and economic hardship”.

Open letter: Social Policy Research Centre supports Marriage Equality Article - Posted on 26 October 2017

Read our open letter in support of same-sex marriage in Australia.

SPRC hosts workshop with senior policy makers from China Article - Posted on 17 October 2017

SPRC hosted a workshop on establishing effective child protection systems with senior policy makers from China.

Carer Respite Alliance highlights respite crisis in NSW Article - Posted on 4 October 2017

The Carer Respite Alliance, a network of peak organisations, service providers and university research centres, has been set up in response to escalating concerns from the carer support sector that appropriate, flexible respite is in short supply.

People with disability need funded support for financial decision making Article - Posted on 22 September 2017

An SPRC evaluation shows that a funded agency is needed to help people take a more active part in deciding how to spend their money.

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.

Current NDIS can’t provide decent jobs Article - Posted on 13 July 2017

A new report examines the ability of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) to provide decent jobs for disability support workers and sounds a warning on the developing problem of NDIS pricing.

UNSW Arts & Social Sciences promotes Indigenous Strategy in NAIDOC Week Article - Posted on 3 July 2017

Arts & Social Sciences is celebrating NAIDOC Week with three events showcasing the work of our Indigenous colleagues, HDR and undergraduate students.

SPRC celebrates the success of four graduating PhD students Article - Posted on 29 June 2017

Congratulations to the four newest SPRC PhD graduates: Jan Idle, Yuvisthi Naidoo, BJ Newton and Alec Sewell.