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Monday, September 16, 2019

The biggest review of the Australian Public Service (APS) in 40 years is likely to herald significant changes, particularly for APS employees. As the APS is committed to progressing gender equality, we wondered: what might the review mean for women employees?

The short answer is, we don’t know.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

UNSW Canberra’s Professor Helen Dickinson has been awarded a fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.

Professor Dickinson said that it was a great honour to be nominated by her peers for this award.

“It is also very humbling for it [the nomination] to be conferred by the Academy who do incredibly important work in promoting the social sciences for the benefit of the public,” she said.

Friday, August 2, 2019

Newstart is in the spotlight with a number of politicians calling for an increase to the support payment. UNSW Canberra Research Fellow Dr Sue Olney explains how Newstart works, how it compares to benefits in other countries and why she believes it needs to be increased.

What is Newstart?

Friday, July 26, 2019

Unpacking the politically sensitive relationship between alcohol, drugs and domestic violence

Through an Australian case study, Sophie Yates tries to get to the root of a very complex issue with no easy solution


26 July 2019 – The role of alcohol and other drugs (AOD) in domestic/family violence is increasingly difficult to ignore, yet challenging to reconcile with dominant feminist analyses of the problem.


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