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Cost of raising children much higher than previously thought, research shows In The Media - Posted on 17 April 2018

Researchers say minimum wage and payments such as Newstart are in need of an overhaul.

Changing expectations lift the cost of raising children In The Media - Posted on 17 April 2018

The estimated cost of raising children in Australia has risen over the past two decades due to new ideals, researchers from the Social Policy Research Centre at UNSW Sydney have found.

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.

Minimum cost of raising a child is now $140 a week In The Media - Posted on 16 April 2018

The cost of raising children has risen sharply over the past two decades because of changing expectations of what they need to live a healthy life.

Jenny Zhang to head UNSW's Sydney Writers’ Festival events Article - Posted on 29 March 2018

Jenny Zhang will discuss her role as a ‘subversive interpreter of the immigrant experience’ in one of the highlights of UNSW-affiliated events at the Sydney Writers’ Festival.

Do you really need private health insurance? In The Media - Posted on 28 March 2018

Increasing premiums leave consumers wondering if they should give it up or downgrade to save.

UNSW PhD graduate shortlisted for literary award Article - Posted on 28 March 2018

A Creative Writing PhD graduate slated for a three-month writing residency at UNSW has been shortlisted for the NSW Premier's Literary Awards.

Drug law reform welcome – but must include prisoners In The Media - Posted on 28 March 2018

Proposed changes to Victoria's drug laws and policies have potential but fall short in some key areas.

China enhances measures for disabled In The Media - Posted on 26 March 2018

China is focusing on education and rehabilitation in an effort to enhance disability services.

When is your child ready for school? Article - Posted on 15 March 2018

Professor Andrew Martin, a Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of New South Wales, talk to ABC radio about school starting age.

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Opinion
Why duck shooting season still isn’t on the endangered list

It's unpopular with the public and kills endangered and non-game birds – but that hasn't stopped duck shooting, writes Siobhan O'Sullivan.

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Sydney Writers' Festival: In Conversation with Jenny Zhang 6:15pm - 7:30pm

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