Report

Dropping Off the Edge 2021: persistent and multilayered disadvantage in Australia

For more than 20 years, Jesuit Social Services has collaborated with researchers to examine complex disadvantage in communities around the country, releasing a series of reports now generally known as 'Dropping off the Edge.' This year's report, the fifth in the series, builds an unparalleled...
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Reimagining Indigenous housing, health and wealth

This report sets the context for a strengths-based ecological and culturally-founded approach to Indigenous housing, health and wealth.
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New vulnerable research

From April to September 2020, Good Shepherd commissioned Roy Morgan to investigate a group of working Australians that they have termed the ‘new vulnerable’. This report provides in-depth analysis of these people, and their experience of navigating support systems to address their needs arising from...
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No fighting chance: impact of the withdrawal of COVID-19 income and tenancy benefits

This research sought to hear directly from consumers at Uniting Vic.Tas emergency relief and homelessness entry points about the impact of the withdrawal of COVID-19 payments and benefits on them and their families and children. The findings of this report supports numerous other studies in...
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The state of concessions in South Australia

Like all state governments, the South Australian government provides concessions for people living on very low incomes and struggling with affordability of essential services. This review of the concessions system in South Australia highlights how the complex patchwork created poverty premiums and barriers to accessing...
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The first year of COVID-19: initial outcomes of our collective care for low-income children in Aotearoa New Zealand

This report is an attempt to understand the situations facing low-income children and young people, and their parents and caregivers, families, whānau and communities in New Zealand.
Book

Perspectives on a global Green New Deal

In this book, the authors explore the key themes that will define the future of any equitable and just global green new deal.
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The perceived value of insurance for low-income households

This report provides an extensive analysis of how low-income households both value insurance and what they consider when making their insurance decisions. The findings point to both practical barriers, such as cost, for low-income households, as well as attitudinal differences in the perception of how...
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Newstart, poverty, disability and the National Disability Insurance Scheme

This research shows it is often an experience of poverty, with disability exacerbated by an inability to afford essential medical items or appointments or the need to meet obligations to retain Newstart.
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Child poverty related indicators report: May 2021

This report focuses on New Zealand's child poverty trends and indicators up to and including the 2019/20 year.