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Use for 'Disadvantaged, Economically'

Report

26 Nov 2018

This report is the first of its kind to apply the deprivation approach to examine deprivation among young Australians using information provided by young people themselves. It builds on earlier projects that developed and applied the approach used here to adults.

Report

22 Nov 2018

This report on electricity, gas and water disconnections has found disconnecting people from utilities because they can’t afford to pay their bills hurts families that are already struggling, worsens the hardship experienced by people who are already living with multiple forms of disadvantage, and is...

Report

National economic and social impact survey 2018
20 Nov 2018

This report provides an insight into the struggles and difficulties many Australians face trying to meet rising energy prices, pay the rent and feed their families. ESIS respondents are certainly feeling the pinch and facing unprecedented hardships.

Report

13 Nov 2018

VCOSS and NATSEM have launched this major report and online mapping project, providing new data and analysis. Poverty data for Victoria has been broken down, allowing policy makers to better target the needs of people in different places.

Report

18 Oct 2018

This report outlines 70 recommendations, which were raised in face-to-face consultations with almost 3,000 socially excluded children and young people. Across these recommendations, children spoke about wanting the chance to contribute their views when decisions are being made that affect them.

Report

16 Oct 2018

The numbers in this report demonstrate the role played by public policy - especially social security, but also housing and employment policies - in increasing or reducing poverty. The evidence shows that through social security, housing and employment policies, as a nation, we choose the...

Report

15 Oct 2018

This report reveals that an alarming 4 million Australians have experienced food insecurity in the past 12 months. Over the past year in country areas, 1.5 million Australians have experienced the uncertainty of not knowing where their next meal will come from. This means people...

Report

15 Oct 2018

This report analyses the 2016 Census and other data using the Child Social Exclusion Index, to provide insight into the perspectives of children experiencing poverty, disadvantage and social exclusion in Australia.

Working paper

24 Sep 2018

This paper contributes to the poverty literature in Australia by presenting estimates of income poverty entry and exit rates for Indigenous people living in nonremote areas of Australia.

Report

A report prepared by The Workshop for The Policy Observatory, Auckland University of Technology
12 Sep 2018

The key purpose of this report is to help construct narratives that are more effective in promoting policy change. The report presents alternative frames and stories to tell, ones that will help the public and policy makers act on the expert solutions that are needed...

Report

23 Aug 2018

The Justice Project, which began in early 2017, is the Law Council’s national, comprehensive review into the state of access to justice in Australia for people experiencing significant disadvantage. It is one of the most extensive reviews of its type in forty years.

Report

18 Aug 2018

This report examines the impacts of coal, oil and gas extraction on women in low income countries, and, for the first time, provides an estimate of the scale and carbon potential of fossil fuel projects currently being operated or planned by ASX listed companies.

Book

29 Mar 2018

The global economic alignments of the present pose many political, moral and theoretical questions, but the central issue the essays in this collection address is: how do relatively poor people of the Australia–Pacific region survive in current precarious times?

Briefing paper

13 Mar 2018

This research used population-level data from the Legal Australia-Wide (LAW) Survey to examine whether the prevalence of problems with fines is higher for disadvantaged groups than others. It also investigated whether people’s responses to fines problems, and the outcomes they achieve for these problems, varies...

Report

20 Feb 2018

Vocational education and training (VET) plays a vital role for young people in the transition from school to both further education and employment. Difficulties with this transition can result in unemployment, underemployment and social exclusion that may affect young people for the rest of their...

Working paper

15 Feb 2018

The Closing the Gap targets feature heavily in the current policy measurement framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians at both the national and state/territory levels. The aim of this paper is to provide helpful information to consider when assessing alternative frameworks for measuring...

Report

CAEPR 2016 Census paper no.2
2 Feb 2018

This paper uses data from the 2006, 2011 and 2016 censuses to analyse the distribution of income within the Indigenous population, and between the Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations. Particular attention is given to geographic variation in Indigenous income, poverty and inequality.

Briefing paper

To end the inequality crisis, we must build an economy for ordinary working people, not the rich and powerful
22 Jan 2018

This paper looks at growing extreme wealth, and those who work but live in poverty. It explores why this is happening, and gives recommendations on how it can be fixed.

Book

8 Nov 2017

Calls for a rethinking of equality and efficiency in tax and social policy and provides new policy solutions.

Working paper

7 Nov 2017

This paper uses data from the National Assessment Program, Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) to document the distribution of Indigenous students across Australian schools, as well as some of the potential effects of that distribution on literacy and numeracy outcomes.

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