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"Poverty is a consistent feature of Australian life": ACOSS report finds where the government has failed In The Media - Posted on 16 October 2018

An Australian Council of Social Services report has found that national poverty rates remain high despite economic growth

More than 3 million Australians in poverty In The Media - Posted on 16 October 2018

A social security group is urging the federal to better address poverty, as a new report shows one in eight adults is living below the poverty line.

3m Australians living in poverty, new report from UNSW and ACOSS shows In The Media - Posted on 16 October 2018

A new analysis by the UNSW Sydney Social Policy Research Centre and the Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) shows national poverty rates remain high despite Australia experiencing decades of uninterrupted economic growth.

'Chronic and persistent' poverty in Australia: ACOSS CEO In The Media - Posted on 16 October 2018

All up, 3 million Australians are living in poverty. That's one in eight adults and one in six children.

Racism part of migrant poverty: ACOSS In The Media - Posted on 16 October 2018

Discrimination is contributing to the poverty being experienced by some Australians who were born elsewhere, according to a social services boss.

More than three million Australians living in poverty, Acoss report reveals In The Media - Posted on 16 October 2018

Peak welfare body calls for overhaul of employment services and at least two days a week of subsidised early childhood care.

The realities of being a front-line domestic violence worker In The Media - Posted on 11 October 2018

The realities of being a front-line domestic violence worker is even harder than we think, a new UNSW report has found.

People recovering from alcohol issues needed for Australia-first study Article - Posted on 9 October 2018

People who have had issues with alcohol are being invited to participate in an anonymous UNSW study which is hoping to find out how people overcome the habit.

Want a more capable nation? Start younger In The Media - Posted on 9 October 2018

An independent report prepared last year for state and territory governments by Susan Pascoe, of the Australian Council for International Development, and Professor Deborah Brennan, of the University of NSW, found “extensive and consistent” research evidence of the benefits of quality early childhood education.

How to improve the NDIS for people who have an intellectual disability as well as a mental illness In The Media - Posted on 4 October 2018

Fewer people with complex needs are receiving the NDIS, and those who are using it have worse outcomes than others.