Social Affairs

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Preventing sexual violence is everybody’s responsibility, but we need to think carefully about how we do it, writes Biance Fileborn.

Whyalla

Decades of expansion for Whyalla were followed by decades of contraction. The steel making port city has seen optimism and idealism but also alienation and apathy, writes Peter Stanley.

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The first ever Refugee Alternatives Conference will explore alternatives to current refugee policy and develop sustainable solutions to one of the global community’s great modern challenges.

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To resist mergers, councils in city areas will need to secure much wider support, writes Amelia Thorpe.

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Inequality is at the heart of much of the world's political and social upheaval, according to the leads of UNSW's latest Grand Challenge. 

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Disney's Moana is a remarkably accurate depiction of how Polynesian peoples navigate by the stars, and draws attention to the richness of Indigenous astronomy, write Duane Hamacher and Carla Bento Guedes.

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UNSW researcher Martin Holt will explore the social impacts of rapid changes in HIV prevention when he delivers a free public lecture on 22 February.

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Two leading experts in Asian security have warned recent strategic shocks in the region have dramatically heightened the risk of war with China.

inequality

The IMF has been raising concern about inequality since 2010, but this has not translated into concrete action within the fund's own policies and programs, write Christopher Sheil and Frank Stilwell.

disability

Shared ownership schemes can unlock access to suitable housing, although these are less common in Australia than overseas, write Ilan Wiesel and Karen R Fisher.

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