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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.

Why smartphones and cars aren't luxury items: the truth about welfare In The Media - Posted on 8 December 2017

Here’s why you should think twice before you pass judgement on someone's right to own a smartphone or other ‘luxury’ item.

Rosemary Kayess nominated for spot on UNCRPD In The Media - Posted on 8 December 2017

On January 1 2018, Australia will begin its three-year term on the United Nations Human Rights Council, and has promised to use its time to advocate strongly for the rights of people with a disability and has nominated lawyer and disability advocate Rosemary Kayess as a candidate to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD).

It's time to bust some of the myths around disadvantage and poverty In The Media - Posted on 7 December 2017

For its second series of the reality documentary Struggle Street, broadcaster SBS approached UNSW to help take a closer look at the issues around disadvantage.

'What job?' The truth about unemployment In The Media - Posted on 5 December 2017

Myth: People who are unemployed are jobless because they aren’t trying hard enough to gain full-time employment. Fact: There aren’t always enough jobs to go around, no matter how hard some people try.

'I live on under $440 a week - and this is what it looks like' In The Media - Posted on 4 December 2017

How do people survive living on around $440 a week or just over $20,000 a year? One woman shares her story.

Government nominates UNSW's Rosemary Kayess to UN disability role In The Media - Posted on 4 December 2017

The Australian Government has nominated UNSW’s Rosemary Kayess for the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Rosemary Kayess nominated to the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities In The Media - Posted on 3 December 2017

SPRC senior research fellow Rosemary Kayess has been nominated to the UNCRPD.

China's campaign to evict 'low-end population' from big cities sparks backlash In The Media - Posted on 1 December 2017

A rare public backlash has emerged against a government policy to evict migrant workers from their Beijing homes.

The truth about poverty In The Media - Posted on 28 November 2017

Many people believe that poverty doesn’t exist in Australia. The experts tell SBS otherwise and bust this myth with hard facts and real life experience.

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Opinion
It's time for a bipartisan approach to education

Ahead of a UNSW panel discussion about the impact of inequality on a child's education, Adrian Piccoli and Jihad Dib reframe the debate about Australian education.

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