Yuvisthi Naidoo


Material deprivation and social exclusion among young Australians: a child-focused approach

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.

Towards new indicators of disadvantage: deprivation and social exclusion

Studies of Australian poverty have concentrated on comparing people's incomes with poverty lines. By focusing on income alone, poverty research has failed to connect with the actual living standards experienced by those in poverty. This paper addresses the broader issues of poverty and is the...

Housing options and independent living: sustainable outcomes for older people who are homeless

This paper outlines a research project investigating programs for older homeless people in all states in Australia. The wide coverage will enable the research team to provide a comparative analysis of the housing of homeless older people nationally in both urban and regional areas -...