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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 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 SPRC and ACOSS shows national poverty rates remain high despite Australia experiencing decades of uninterrupted economic growth.

A strong economy but millions still in poverty In The Media - Posted on 16 October 2018

Australia has enjoyed 27 years of uninterrupted economic growth but the spoils are not being shared across society.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Paid Carers and the NDIS In The Media - Posted on 4 October 2018

A fundamental objective of the National Disability Insurance Scheme is to give those living with disability, a choice and control over their daily lives. Many carers find the scheme does not enable them to find paid employment.

Myra Hamilton, Senior Research Fellow at the University of New South Wales, joins Nick and Ian on Breakfast to talk about this issue.