Latest social policy News

Rio Tinto Australia CEO Kellie Parker joins BCA Board as BHP CEO Mike Henry steps down
Australian Prime Minister Radio interview – FiveAA Adelaide Breakfast
National Foundation for Australian Women responds to the 2024 Federal Budget: A more ambitious and comprehensive action plan is needed
Retirement of Director of Australian Institute of Family Studies
Agvocate Taking On Social Media
36 Disciplines In Global Top 50 In QS Subject Rankings
What is biophilic design? 3 ways ‘green’ buildings work better for neurodivergent people
Recognising, valuing and supporting unpaid carers
Landmark Administrative Review Reforms Pass House
Why scrapping the term ‘long COVID’ would be harmful for people with the condition
icare governance reforms at heart of director appointments
Rosemary Kayess commences as Disability Discrimination Commissioner
NFF welcomes new panel to review regional connectivity
A Fair Hobsons Bay for All policy formally adopted by Council
Committee to scrutinise Administrative Review Tribunal Bills
Most people support lifting incomes for those with the least: report
Most people support lifting incomes for those with the least
NDIS review: scheme will continue to be a “fiscal sinkhole”
Albanese Government delivers credit card ban for online wagering
Gender pay equity research: update from President
2024 John Koowarta Reconciliation Law Scholarship
Commission welcomes new Disability Discrimination Commissioner
Changing attitudes indicate Australia open to banning smacking of children
Australia’s labour market remains highly segregated: UNSW report
President’s statement announcing publication of pay equity research
Wide Support for Cannabis Legalisation in Senate Submissions
Professor Lisa Brophy named Academy Fellow
It’s hard to find a surrogate in Australia. But heading overseas comes with risks
Today’s Cup Day and there’s calls for Albo to scratch sports gambling advertising and give people a fighting chance against gambling harm/addiction
How apps and influencers are changing the way we sleep, for better or for worse
Recognition of carers in spotlight during National Carers Week
Tackling gambling harm in Ballarat
Allies for Uluru call on Australians to vote ‘Yes’ in Voice Referendum
Fair Hobsons Bay for All update open for consultation
Community Sector leaders urge Australians to back Voice to Parliament on October 14th
Welfare supporters better informed than sceptics, study suggests
Sharp jump in wealth inequality over last 20 years: report
Sharp jump in wealth inequality over last 20 years
Social work professor leads Australia’s first professional registration scheme
Review of Family Relationship Services Program
Albanese Government publishes eSafety’s Roadmap for Age Verification
eSafety welcomes government’s response to age verification roadmap
New report shows ARC-funded research is delivering exceptional outcomes for Australia
Unpaid carers, national peak bodies and support organisations to appear before parliamentary committee
New report recommends changes to avoid veterinary education crisis in Australia and New Zealand
Recognising and valuing the role of unpaid carers: inquiry to hear from Carers Australia and individual carers
Albanese Government to consider the report of online gambling inquiry
Report released: You win some, you lose more