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Organisation

Australian Council of Social Service

Acronym:
ACOSS
Report

Australian experiences of poverty: risk precarity and uncertainty during COVID-19

This report analyses the benefits and drawbacks of the policy changes that were put in place to address COVID-19 impacts. The report draws on the perspectives of those services supporting people experiencing poverty to examine the escalation of needs and compounded difficulties for people in...
Report

Poverty in Australia 2022: a snapshot

This report provides a brief overview of levels of poverty - overall and among adults and children – following the recent release of Australian Bureau of Statistics data on household incomes in 2019-20. It examines trends in poverty since 1999, and through each quarter of...
Report

How JobSeeker and other income support payments are falling behind the cost of living

The findings of this report highlight the urgent need to increase base rates of income support to at least $70 a day to ensure that people on the lowest incomes are not left behind. ACOSS urges the federal government to lift incomes in the October...
Position paper

Restoring full employment: policies for the Jobs and Skills Summit

ACOSS has released its proposals to restore full employment in Australia for this week’s Jobs and Skills Summit, including a bold plan to reform employment assistance for people unemployed long-term.
Report

The wealth inequality pandemic: Covid and wealth inequality

This is the fourth and final report in the ACOSS and UNSW Sydney Poverty and Inequality Partnership’s COVID 'Build Back Fairer' series. It traces changes in household wealth and its distribution through the pandemic up to December 2021 and examines the impact of policy settings...