Sharing the wealth of the lucky country


The Australian Council of Social Service annual conference is a major event for social services and the community sector. Papers from the conference examine our country from the perspective of low income Australians.

The ACOSS Annual Conference is a premier national event for policy-makers, researchers and those engaged in social services or advocacy. This year's conference theme was "Sharing the wealth of the lucky country". At a time when Australians' material wealth has been booming, the ACOSS National Conference provides a forum for a diverse range of people to discuss the policy and practice which will put equality in Australia at the forefront of public debate.

Papers are now available from sessions covering a wide range of issues including:

  • The state of welfare internationally
  • Australia into the future
  • Workforce participation
  • Housing affordability
  • Child and family wellbeing
  • Rising cost of living
  • Poverty and inequality
  • more
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