Poverty

Where are the most disadvantaged parts of Australia? New research shows it’s not just income that matters

This article first appeared in The Conversation 13 July 2020 New research on disadvantage in Australia has found the gap between rich and poor is very wide in Sydney, while much of Queensland struggles with educational disadvantage and regional NSW and Victoria are both more disadvantaged when it...

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CatholicCare TAS features the MTP Project

Mapping the Potential Our key role in a nationwide study of disadvantage One in eight Australians live in poverty CatholicCare Tasmania has been deeply involved in groundbreaking new research that will make a difference to how social support is delivered in Australia. The data collected by this study will be used...

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Thousands of Australians vulnerable to Corona-virus

Malcolm Farr They are potentially among the most vulnerable to the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic — the thousands of Australians already captive to persistent disadvantage. They have been short-changed on health care, education, economic capacity and social cohesion, according to a ground-breaking national survey released today. The survey, commissioned by...

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Mapping The Potential Media Release

Mapping The Potential Media Release - 23 March 2020Download Media Release12.01AM, MONDAY 23 MARCH 2020 Tailoring innovation and investment to tackle persistent disadvantage People across Australia are experiencing persistent disadvantage but are being forgotten because ofthe fallacy of average levels of advantage, a new Catholic Social Services Australia report hasrevealed. Mapping the Potential,...

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