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Young Australians’ Prospects Still Come Down to Where They Grow Up

Contributor, Monday, 17th September 2018 -  In order to equally access opportunities that improve life chances, young people in disadvantaged communities need to access the same opportunity structures as more advantaged…

UK Charities Call to Create Community Wealth Fund

Luke Michael, Monday, 3rd September 2018 -  A UK charity alliance is urging the government to create a multi-billion pound Community Wealth Fund, that aims to build a more resilient civil society in economically-disadvantaged

Opinion

The Inequality at the Heart of Our Politics

David Crosbie, Thursday, 30th August 2018 -  If we are to reduce the level of entrenched disadvantage in Australia, we need to change priorities within government, and confront the fundamental inequality that places the voices

Opinion

Social Impact and Inequality

Alan Kay, Tuesday, 5th June 2018 -  For social enterprises to seek a solution to combat gross inequality there has to be a greater understanding of the inequality, writes Alan Kay from the Social Audit Network. “As long

Calls for collective action on SDGs to avoid legacy of inequality

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 14th March 2018 -  Australia’s leading advocates for sustainable development have called for collective action on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to avoid a legacy of inequality and environmental

Opinion

There’s Far More To The Fair Go Than Just Economics

Eva Cox, Tuesday, 1st August 2017 -  Australia needs to consider whether values are the basis of our beliefs about inequality, writes Eva Cox Professorial Fellow University of Technology Sydney in this article first

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 the Australia

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, according

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. Australia’s

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’s…

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 during…
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