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

There will be no registration fee and registrations are now open via Eventbrite

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

Conference sessions will address 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



For any other information relating to the conference, please email