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New laws to hold drug dealers responsible for NSW music festival deaths In The Media - Posted on 23 October 2018

Drug dealers would be held responsible for any deaths they cause at music festivals and could face up to 25 years in jail, under new plans which the NSW government says will boost safety and save lives.

Councils’ bid to make public spaces safer In The Media - Posted on 22 October 2018

As authorities confront violence against women in Australia, experts raise fresh doubts about the utility of CCTV, often a key tool for councils.

Australian PM’s Razor-Thin Majority Is at Risk In The Media - Posted on 19 October 2018

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is facing the first test of his government’s popularity at the ballot boxes since he seized Australia’s leadership two months ago -- and the signs aren’t good.

Universities armed to fight new ‘battlefront’ of cheating students In The Media - Posted on 18 October 2018

Cheating is not unusual but a proliferation of new players here and overseas is making it harder to catch those university students breaking the rules.

UNSW Law and Arts alumna tackles modern slavery Article - Posted on 18 October 2018

UNSW alumna Diyana Mansour says her upbringing in war-afflicted Iraq and her background as a refugee who arrived in Australia in 1993 shaped her passion for public service, social justice and human rights.

Women in construction: government can do more to shake up the 'boys club' In The Media - Posted on 17 October 2018

Alison Mirams didn't see how demanding the construction industry was until she had her son

3m Australians living in poverty, new report from UNSW and ACOSS shows In The Media - Posted on 16 October 2018

A new analysis by the UNSW SPRC and ACOSS shows national poverty rates remain high despite Australia experiencing decades of uninterrupted economic growth.

'Racial element' in selective schools debate says James Ruse principal In The Media - Posted on 12 October 2018

The principal of James Ruse Agricultural High says the school's students and parents believe there is a racial element to the debate about selective schools.

People recovering from alcohol issues needed for Australia-first study Article - Posted on 9 October 2018

People who have had issues with alcohol are being invited to participate in an anonymous UNSW study which is hoping to find out how people overcome the habit.

How to improve the NDIS for people who have an intellectual disability as well as a mental illness In The Media - Posted on 4 October 2018

Fewer people with complex needs are receiving the NDIS, and those who are using it have worse outcomes than others.

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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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