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For some time now work participation statistics in Australia have confronted us with the apparent prolongation of the disadvantages experienced by some parents in the lives of their offspring.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS, 1994) data has indicated that young people whose parents are...
Both Australian and overseas studies over the past decade have shown that the burden of joblessness has increasingly become concentrated in certain households with diminished prospects of those not in work being able to be supported materially by other family members.
At the same...
Localities in which there is a markedly high level of disadvantage are often characterised in terms of perceived behavioural shortcomings - things like residents’ lack of commitment to improving their situation, indifferent motivation generally, unlawful conduct, and parents’ inadequate attention to child rearing. Indeed, surface...
Despite our nation's recent strong economic growth, some communities remain caught in a spiral of low school attainment, high unemployment, poor health, high imprisonment rates and child abuse, according to this report, by Tony Vinson, which maps the distribution of social disadvantage throughout Australia....
This comprehensive report analyses current Australian and international trends in evidence-based prison policy in Australia and overseas. This includes a review of remand and its place within the criminal justice system. The report includes a statistical analysis of more than eleven thousand Victorian remandees incarcerated...
This report released by Jesuit Social Services and Catholic Social Services Australia finds that postcode is a good predictor of disadvantage.