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Community Sector & Unions Call on Parliament to Tackle Poverty

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 19th October 2010 -  Four leading community groups and unions have called on the Federal Government, the Opposition, The Australian Greens and the independants to outline their priorities for combating…

Salvos Report: Perceptions of Poverty

Staff Reporter, Monday, 18th October 2010 -  New Roy Morgan Research being released by The Salvation Army shows 9.5 million Australians feel that taking action to reduce poverty should be a “very high priority”…

Hunger Costing Poor Countries $450 Billion a Year : ActionAid Report

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 14th September 2010 -  A major international report by Not for Profit group ActionAid has revealed that hunger is costing poor nations $450 billion a year, with Australia failing to meet Millennium Development…

Study Reveals Unprecedented Number of Americans Seeking Food

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 3rd February 2010 -  A landmark study from Feeding America, the country’s largest domestic hunger-relief organisation, reports that more than 37 million people – one in eight Americans…

Australian men leave women to do the heavy lifting on global poverty – Report

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 23rd July 2009 -  Australian women have a more positive attitude than Aussie men when it comes to fighting world poverty, according to the latest survey findings from World Vision. While almost two…

More Australians Living Below the Poverty Line

Staff Reporter, Monday, 5th November 2007 -  New figures released by the Australian Council Of Social Service, ACOSS show that one in ten Australians live below the poverty line – an increase from 9.8% to 11.1% of the population…

Poverty Relief – The Business Case

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 24th May 2007 -  There is a strong business case for Australian business to focus on, and do more to address the plight of the poor in developing nations according to a new report. The report called Business

The Voices of Low Income Australians

Staff Reporter, Monday, 27th March 2006 -  Despite a decade of strong economic growth many low income Australians have missed out on the benefits of this perceived prosperity, according to a new poverty study. Called Experiencing

Corporate Australia Urged to Fight Global Poverty

Staff Reporter, Monday, 6th December 2004 -  Two heavyweights of Australian aid, David Bussau and Tim Costello have called on Australian businesses to play their part in halving global poverty. 2000 saw all 191 UN member-states,…
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