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Action Needed For Disadvantaged Families – Report

Staff Reporter, Monday, 14th October 2013 -  Sustained poverty in early childhood can affect children’s mental and physical health and development, a report by The Benevolent Society has revealed. The report, Acting

Government Urged to Act on Disability Jobs

Staff Reporter, Monday, 9th September 2013 -  Disability Employment Australia has urged supporters to pressure the new government to adopt its recommendations boosting mainstream job prospects for people with disabilities.…

Average Wage Rising: Report

Staff Reporter, Monday, 19th August 2013 -  The average full time weekly wage has risen 4.8% to $1,485.80 per week in the past 12 months, according the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics report. Those employed in the public…

Most Working Women Not Caring for Children – ABS

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 7th March 2013 -  New research by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has revealed that the majority of working women are not caring for young children despite most employers still relying on…

Young Part-Time Workers Want More Hours

Staff Reporter, Monday, 25th February 2013 -  New statistics released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics have revealed that over a quarter of young part-time workers want more hours. The Underemployed Workers survey collected…

Women Still Under-represented in Leadership Positions

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 31st January 2013 -  Women in Australia continue to be under-represented in positions of leadership, according to a new report released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The release of…

Aussie Stats App

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 24th January 2013 -  A free iPhone and iPad App – providing access to key economic and social indicators – will put official Aussie statistics at a Not for Profit’s fingertips. The…

Baby Boomers Turn 65!

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 19th December 2012 -  The first Aussies born into the Baby Boomer generation (in 1946-47) have turned 65, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). The Director of ABS Demography, Bjorn…

More Women Experiencing ‘Perceived Discrimination’ at Work – ABS

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 20th November 2012 - 
A new ABS report reveals more women are experiencing workplace discrimination than in the past. Photo: canada.com A new Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) report has revealed…

Homeless Rate Up – ABS

Staff Reporter, Monday, 12th November 2012 -  The rate of homelessness in Australia has risen 8% since 2006, according to the latest census figures by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). The figures released by the ABS…

Good & Bad News in Aussie Health Check-Up

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 30th October 2012 - 
Smoking and drinking rates in Australia have fallen but the ABS says obesity continues to rise.  Results from the Australian Health Survey show smoking and drinking rates continue…

headspace Launches Schools Program

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 25th October 2012 - 
headspace and the federal government have launched a new program aimed at assisting schools in responding to, and managing, suicide. Photo: headspace.org.au A new program has been…
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