The 2021 Australian Social Policy Conference was held online from Monday 25 October to Friday 5 November. 

The conference was hosted by the UNSW Social Policy Research Centre, with session convenors from across Australia.

Conference sessions addressed contemporary issues in the context of ongoing social policy themes, including:  

  • Poverty, welfare and social inequality 
  • Communities, families and children 
  • Digital technologies and social policy 
  • Disability and rights 
  • Human services 
  • Ageing 
  • Housing and locational disadvantage
  • Health and social policy 
  • First Nations
  • Chinese social policy


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