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Dole Cuts Will Put Recipients 32% Below the Poverty Line

Wendy Williams, Monday, 8th August 2016 -  Proposed cuts to unemployment benefits are “cruel” and could force recipients to a “historic” 32 per cent below the poverty line, according to new research. A study by th

HILDA Report Reveals ‘Painful Realities’ of Australian Life

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 21st July 2016 -  Australia is facing a growing wealth divide between the young and the old, with expectations that by next year less than half of all adults will be able to own their own homes, accord

Australia’s Inequality Gap Widening – UNICEF Report

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 14th April 2016 -  A new UNICEF report highlights how inequality affects children in high income countries, with some Australian children falling well behind key international measures. Austra

Urgent Need to Address Inclusive Prosperity – Think Tank

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 21st July 2015 -  A new discussion paper on inclusive prosperity by the left-leaning Chifley Research Institute has argued that rising inequality is a threat to Australia’s future growth…

Income Inequality to Worsen Under Budget -Senate Report

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 4th December 2014 -  An all-party Senate Committee Report table in the final days of Federal Parliament has warned that inequality and poverty will worsen in Australia under the Abbott Government&r…

Australia to Learn from UK Experience of Poverty and Inequality?

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 22nd May 2014 -  UK philanthropic leader and author Julia Unwin will meet with Federal and State MPs including Social Services Minister Kevin Andrews on issues around poverty and inequality dur…

Ordinary Aristocrats: Philanthropists as Ethical Leaders?

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 20th May 2014 -  New research into the way Australian philanthropists are portrayed as ethical leaders in the national media has found that the portrayal reinforces social and economic inequal…

‘Survivalist’ Charities Need to Step Up on Poverty Challenge

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 8th May 2014 -  It’s been claimed that too much emphasis is placed on the role of charitable giving and not enough on the structural nature of poverty and ways to combat it, in a hard hitting i…

Opinion

Why Abbott Can’t Delete ‘Society’ From His Economic Growth Script

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 5th February 2014 -  Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s free market, small government leaning overlooks the real issue of social inequality, writes Veronica Sheen,Research Associate, Politica

Rich and Poor Gap Worsening – Report

Staff Reporter, Monday, 20th January 2014 -  Aid agency Oxfam says a new report sheds light on rapidly growing extreme inequality and how it worsens poverty around the world. The international Not for Profit said the report c…

Treasurer to Open ACOSS Conference

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 13th March 2012 - 
Treasurer Wayne Swan will open the 2012 ACOSS National Conference in Sydney later this month.  Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan will open the 2012 ACOSS National Conference in…
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