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Aussies want greater support for the one in six kids living in poverty

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 28th January 2020 -  More than half of Australians report seeing children and families impacted by poverty in their local area Almost 70 per cent of Australians underestimate the level of child poverty

Irish politicians urged to make disability rights a priority

Luke Michael, Friday, 24th January 2020 -  The poverty level for people with disability in Ireland has more than doubled in the past decade Advocates are calling for Irish political parties to commit to ending disability poverty

Australia’s welfare system failing to protect vulnerable people

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 4th December 2019 -  New research says low welfare payments are driving people into poverty and homelessness Australia’s social security system is increasing, rather than decreasing, the risk of homelessness

We rise and fall together

Andrew Cairns, Thursday, 17th October 2019 -  Helping vulnerable Australians when times get tough and preventing people falling through the cracks is not just compassionate – it’s wise, writes Community Sector Banking CEO

Poverty in Australia is increasing as wages stagnate

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 30th July 2019 -  Australia’s poverty rate is on the rise, new data shows, with community groups saying this is a result of the government’s failure to properly index Newstart. The latest Household,

Report Highlights Entrenched Australian Poverty

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 17th October 2018 -  With millions living below the breadline in Australia, a peak welfare body is calling for a complete overhaul of the employment system, at least two days a week of subsidised childcare

ACOSS ‘Rise to the Challenge’

Contributor, Thursday, 20th September 2018 -  The 2018 ACOSS “Rise to the Challenge” National Conference will be held at the SMC Conference and Function Centre, 66 Goulburn St, Sydney on Monday 29 and Tuesday 30 October. The ACOSS

Newstart Choir Could be a Campaign Masterstroke

Paul Carter, Wednesday, 27th June 2018 -  A breakthrough could be looming in the campaign to increase the Newstart allowance with the   release of a rousing jingle sung by a choir of welfare recipients – think Choir of Hard

The Bottom 100 Shines a Light on the World’s Poor

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 21st June 2017 -  A global not for profit dedicated to fighting poverty has launched The Bottom 100, a list of the world’s poorest individuals who are struggling at the other end of “rich lists”.

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Young People Taking Charge

Wendy Williams, Monday, 8th May 2017 -  Sashenka Worsman is the CEO of Oaktree, one of Australia’s largest youth-run organisations, which works toward ending poverty. She is this week’s Changemaker. Worsman grew up in

Australia’s Youngest Generation is the Most Vulnerable Says Report

Wendy Williams, Friday, 10th June 2016 -  A new report is calling for governments to set a clear national agenda for children as it claims Australia’s youngest generation is the most vulnerable. The report, from the Australian

Disadvantaged Aussies Living on $17 a Day – Salvos Report

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 25th May 2016 -  A new Salvation Army report revealed “disturbing new statistics on the level of poverty in Australia”, showing that some disadvantaged Australians are living on just $17 a day. “The…
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