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  • 2016 School magazine is out![22 June 2016]

    The SSPS Review showcases the latest achievements from our staff, students, and alumni. This edition is full of research into health security, the importance of climate change policy, a look at food poverty which affects 1.2 million Australians every year, and the issues faced by children born during wartime to foreign servicemen, plus much more.


  • Experts urge reform of work, care and family policies[13 June 2016]

    Our researchers contribute to calls for urgent policy change to reflect demographic and workplace shifts and represent growing numbers of workers who have care responsibilities.


  • Workplace policies must reflect 21st century realities[10 June 2016]

    Work and care policy needs to reflect research evidence, writes Dr Elizabeth Hill.


  • Political Economy: The Social Sciences' Red Pill by Yanis Varoufakis[26 May 2016]

    Missed Yanis Varoufakis' guest lecture last week? Images and video footage of his talk on Political Economy as the social sciences' "red pill" are now available to view.


  • Yanis Varoufakis: Living as an Outsider[23 May 2016]

    From his “very recent and very short” political career, it is clear that Varoufakis is a man with very strong opinions. The strength of his convictions generally garner a similar response in turn, hence his reputation as one of the more polarising figures in international politics. Tom St John writers about Yanis Varoufakis' public lecture on the European political crisis for the Sydney Writers Festival.


  • Enhance your outlook through our Social and Political Sciences Postgraduate Program[4 May 2016]

    Thinking of postgraduate study? Equip yourself with the analytical and critical skills for understanding contemporary real-world problems through our Postgraduate Program. See what our students and alumni have to say about their experience studying with us and the careers they've forged.