• Life under the poverty line

    Belinda Henwood     |      October 15, 2022

    One in eight people in Australia, including one in six children, is living in poverty as cost of living pressures continue to put households under strain.

  • Citizen power and climate action

    Belinda Henwood     |      May 11, 2022

    UNSW Sydney’s Gandhi Oration invites speakers to address some of the human rights issues of our time. This year, the UNSW Centre for Ideas asked Jean Hinchliffe and Peter Garrett to talk about what we can do as citizens to create action for climate change.

  • Boosting outcomes in NSW public schools

    Belinda Henwood     |      December 11, 2021

    The Ambassador Schools Research Centre will work with Ambassador Schools to explore effective practices and improve student outcomes across the system.

  • New hub supports female leaders

    Belinda Henwood     |      December 7, 2021

    The Women’s Leadership Knowledge Hub provides access to training and research opportunities, and government and industry collaborations.

  • Charting Australia’s inequality

    Belinda Henwood     |      December 19, 2020

    A new report on Australian inequality charts the differences in wealth and opportunity which the COVID pandemic has only intensified.

  • Inequality was rising before COVID-19

    Belinda Henwood     |      September 2, 2020

    The UNSW Social Policy Research Centre and the Australian Council of Social Services have released a new analysis of inequality in Australia pre-COVID-19, providing a baseline to measure the impact of the pandemic on income and wealth inequality.

  • Sharing the burden and benefits of carbon transitions

    Belinda Henwood     |      May 31, 2020

    Researchers at UNSW are developing a social justice framework to guide emission reduction goals for rural areas, given their different needs and opportunities from urban zones.

  • 3 million Australians live in poverty

    Belinda Henwood     |      February 24, 2020

    More than 3.24 million people in Australia, including 774,000 children, are living below the poverty line, but smart government action on income support, housing and employment could help them lift themselves towards prosperity.

  • A holistic approach to reduce reoffending

    Belinda Henwood     |      February 13, 2020

    A UNSW Law report is a clear call to action for the NSW Government and relevant departments and agencies to ensure people are adequately supported in their transition from prison to the community.

  • A visit to Namotomoto shows the power of small data

    Belinda Henwood     |      July 20, 2018

    UNSW’s Simone Zarpelon Leao made a valuable discovery while in Fiji for a symposium with Pacific Island communities on sustainable infrastructure and housing maintenance.