Dr Cassandra Goldie speaks at report launch.

Report shines light on inequality

ACOSS is shining a light on inequality in Australia at its national conference in Sydney, with CEO Dr Cassandra Goldie presenting the findings of the benchmark ACOSS research report, which was released on Monday (22 June). The report ‘Inequality in Australia: A nation divided’, is based on research by ASPA members Peter Saunders, Bruce Bradbury […]

Visiting US keynote speaker Linda Tirado (centre) poses with two Q&A audience members at the ABC studios.

‘Poverty poster girl’ pulls no punches

US author, media activist and journalist Linda Tirado gave Australians a sneak peek of her entertaining and provocative style, appearing on the ABC’s Q&A program in the lead-up to her keynote address at the ACOSS national conference in Sydney. With Q&A host Tony Jones calling her ‘a poster girl for poverty in the US in […]

Superdiversity – an emerging field

ASPA and SPRC present Professor Jenny Phillimore – 10 August 2015, UNSW. The emergence of superdiversity in industrialised countries has led to unprecedented population complexity, with associated challenges for delivering social welfare. In her upcoming seminar, Professor Jenny Phillimore, who is the Director of the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) at the University of […]

This month’s featured research

Who you know or where you go? The role of formal and informal networks in finding employment and maintaining wellbeing. Chief investigators for the first Australian study to consider the role of formal policy networks and informal social networks in finding employment and maintaining well-being – Assoc Prof Gaby Ramia (University of Sydney), Prof Greg […]