Alex Fraser


Eleven plus: life chances and family income

This long-term study tracking children born into low and high-income families reveals some families remain trapped in poverty despite a decade of economic growth in Australia. The report is the sixth stage of the Brotherhood's Life Chances Study, which has followed a group of children...

Rich and poor: the life chances of children in Australia

Why should we be concerned about the gap between the rich and the poor? In this paper Janet Taylor examines this issue from the experience and perceptions of children born in 1990 and growing up in low and high income households. It draws on findings...