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The Centre for Social Research in Health (CSRH) is a specialist research centre based in UNSW Arts, Design & Architecture. Established in 1990 as the National Centre in HIV Social Research, it has over 30 years of experience in social and behavioural health research. 

The Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC) is at the forefront of research generating real change for individuals and communities in Australia, and internationally. Founded in 1980 as Australia’s first national research centre dedicated to shaping awareness of social welfare issues, it has grown into a leading force behind social change in Australia.

Associate Professor at the Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC) he undertakes research on poverty and inequality, the measurement of living standards, income support and labour market policies, consumer equivalence scales, and the geographic dimensions of social policies.

Director of the Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC) from February 1987 until July 2007, and now holds a Research Chair in Social Policy within the Centre. His research interests include poverty and income distribution, household needs and living standards, social security reform, comparative social policy and ageing and social protection in China.

Senior Research Fellow at the Social Policy Research Centre who employs a feminist economic and social policy lens to examine issues in the fields of poverty and inequality, informal care across the lifecourse and ageing and aged care.

Research Fellow at the Social Policy Research Centre. She is a social policy researcher and quantitative research analyst whose focus is on social disadvantage and social indicators specialising in poverty and inequality; deprivation and social exclusion; well-being and ageing societies. 

Partnership with ACOSS

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The Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) and UNSW Sydney have partnered to tackle poverty and inequality head on through a $2 million, 5 year partnership, backed by Australian Red Cross, Brotherhood of St Laurence, Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand, The Salvation Army, CoHealth, Mission Australia, St Vincent de Paul Society National Council, The Smith Family and Anglicare Australia and philanthropists BB & A Miller Foundation; David Morawetz’s Social Justice Fund and Australian Communities Foundation Impact Fund.

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UNSW is committed to ending poverty in all its forms around the world. Explore our commitments and activities to this Sustainable Development Goal (SDG). 

Explore UNSW's contributions to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, designed to tackle the world’s most pressing challenges, such as ending poverty and hunger, climate change, the reduction of inequalities and more.