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Newstart not enough to afford basic needs In The Media - Posted on 23 August 2017

Australians on unemployment benefits are falling far short of affording basic necessities week to week, a new analysis has found.

Budget vulnerabilities In The Media - Posted on 23 August 2017

The panel discusses the minimum budget required for a healthy life in Australia.

Arts Style - Uni Outfit Essentials Article - Posted on 23 August 2017

How is it that we all have a closet full of clothes yet still nothing to wear to uni?! Your uni outfits don’t need to break the bank. Ultimately, you’ll need something that you can sit in for long stints on public transport and lectures, something that is comfortable to walk from top to bottom campus and something that is effortless but also stylish…well that’s the dream, isn’t it?

Revealed: The minimum income for a healthy life and how the dole falls way short In The Media - Posted on 22 August 2017

Researchers from SPRC have put together, and costed, the baskets of goods and services different-sized families at these lower income levels would need to allow each individual – adult or child – to lead a fully healthy life.

The retirement system is failing carers In The Media - Posted on 18 August 2017

Australia's army of unknown carers deserve more credit in the retirement income debate.

NDIS shortfall may leave 225,000 without mental health services In The Media - Posted on 18 August 2017

Some people with mental illness may not pass through the rigorous NDIS application process.

Why are STIs on the rise in Australia? In The Media - Posted on 16 August 2017

STI rates in Australia and other developed nations are rising at an alarming rate.

Child-on-child abuse a 'significant problem' In The Media - Posted on 16 August 2017

Another child is often the alleged offender in a proportion of recent reports of children being sexually abused in Australian institutions.

Research explores the nature and extent of child sexual abuse in contemporary institutional settings In The Media - Posted on 16 August 2017

New research suggests that a significant proportion of child sexual abuse in institutional settings involved another child.

Dating apps and the rise of STIs In The Media - Posted on 15 August 2017

The growing popularity of hook-up apps has coincided with a rise in STI rates in many countries.

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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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