UNSW Sydney and the Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) have joined together in a five-year partnership to tackle poverty and inequality in Australia.

Please join us as we launch the first report, Inequality in Australia 2018 on Tuesday 31 July at 2pm AEST.


Professor Eileen Baldry, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Inclusion and Diversity, UNSW Sydney


Professor Peter Saunders, Academic Lead, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney
Dr Cassandra Goldie, Chief Executive Officer, ACOSS


Emma Dawson, Executive Director, Per Capita
Professor Peter Whiteford, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University
Katie Acheson, CEO, Youth Action
Ryan van den Nouwelent, Research Associate, City Futures, UNSW Sydney
Dr Julie Connolly, Deputy General Manager, Research and Policy Centre, Brotherhood of St Laurence


UNSW and the ACOSS have entered a major new five-year partnership to reduce poverty and inequality in Australia. The partnership will monitor Australia’s progress in tackling poverty and inequality and support interdisciplinary research to highlight the health, housing and legal dimensions of these challenges. Through collaboration between researchers, policy practitioners, community services and advocates the partnership will work to influence change to policy and legal settings.

Download Inequality in Australia 2018 Report

In association with the UNSW Grand Challenge on Inequality.