Social disadvantage

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Report

A fair chance for all: breaking the cycle of persistent disadvantage - interim report

The Productivity Commission has commenced an inquiry into economic inclusion and social mobility in New Zealand, with a focus on helping those experiencing persistent disadvantage. These preliminary findings and recommendations have been released so the final report can benefit from review and critique by a...
Working paper

Starting unequal: how’s life for disadvantaged children?

Built using a series of key comparative indicators from the OECD 'Child Well being Dashboard', this paper examines how the wellbeing of children from disadvantaged backgrounds compares both across OECD countries and relative to their more advantaged peers.
Report

Disability and Wellbeing Monitoring Framework: baseline indicator data for Australians aged 18-64 years

Highlighting gaps and limitations in national data related to people with disability, this report presents the first national data using the Disability and Wellbeing Monitoring Framework and Indicators developed by the National Health and Medical Research Council.
Report

Counting the costs: sustainable funding for the ACT community services sector

This report informs development of more sustainable models of resourcing for the community services sector in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).
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...
Policy report

COVID-19 and Australia's mental health: an overview of academic literature, policy documents, lived experience accounts and community reports

This report ties together multiple streams of knowledge to present an overview of the mental health impacts of COVID-19 and resultant policy measures.
Fact sheet

Disadvantage facing young people with disability: what’s changed over time?

This fact sheet outlines the ways in which Australian young people with disability (aged 15 to 24 years) experience disadvantage in many areas of their lives.
Report

Partners in crime: the relationship between disadvantage and Australia’s criminal justice systems

This report explores the relationship between disadvantage and Australia’s criminal justice systems. The report draws on findings from a range of consultations with experts from across the sector including academics, service providers, practitioners, government and community actors from multiple jurisdictions, through individual consultations, roundtable discussions...
Report

A decade undone: youth disconnection in the age of coronavirus

This report, written in the months before the COVID-19 pandemic, presents youth disconnection rates for the United States as a whole, as well as by gender, race and ethnicity, region, state, metro area, county, and congressional district.
Conference paper

What does our transport system make us capable of?

This paper is an inquiry into the way that car based transport systems impact human flourishing.
Report

Insights into hardship and disadvantage in Perth, Western Australia: the 100 Families WA baseline report

The 100 Families WA project seeks to build a deep, rich understanding of entrenched disadvantage in Western Australia. This report presents the results of the baseline survey, which examined a number of key domains, including family and household composition, income, material deprivation, social and personal...
Report

Making the connection: transportation and youth disconnection

This report presents youth disconnection rates for the United States as a whole - by gender, by race and ethnicity, by region, by state, and by metro area. It explores factors associated with youth disconnection and makes recommendations for addressing them.
Report

Living on the edge: Inquiry into Intergenerational Welfare Dependence - final report

This report focuses on entrenched disadvantage in Australia. It identifies groups at higher risk of experiencing entrenched disadvantage, and the factors that contribute to families and their children receiving welfare support.
Report

The state of homelessness in Australia's cities

This study showed that the majority of homeless people in Australia’s cities had low educational attainment, elevated rates of serious medical conditions, and high levels of interaction with the justice system.
Report

Policy roundtable - Emerging patterns in place-based approaches: international perspectives

This is a summary report of the Emerging patterns in place-based approaches: International perspectives roundtable, hosted by the Centre for Community Child Health in July 2017.
Working paper

Intergenerational disadvantage: learning about equal opportunity from social assistance receipt

Research suggests that parental disadvantage may be more harmful to children’s later life outcomes if it is more strongly driven by circumstances rather than personal choice.
Report

Digital futures in Indigenous communities: from health kiosks to community hubs

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians are under-serviced by digital technologies, with indigenous Australians being 69% less likely than non-indigenous people to have any Internet connection and are about half as likely to have broadband access. This 'digital divide' contributes to and reinforces educational, income...
Report

How people solve legal problems: level of disadvantage and legal capability

The paper provides compelling new evidence from the Legal Australia-Wide (LAW) Survey demonstrating the lower legal capability of multiply disadvantaged people. The most disadvantaged respondents were found to be significantly more likely to take no action in response to their legal problems. In addition, when...
Conference paper

Towards the socioeconomic patterns of the National Broadband Network rollout in Australia

This paper examines the ranking of the sixty earlier NBN release sites in the Socio-Economic Indexes for Area, and Accessibility/Remoteness Index of Australia.
Conference paper

The challenges facing South Sudanese refugees in the Australia's housing sector

This paper aims to highlight the difficulties facing South Sudanese refugees’ community in the Australia’s housing system. The paper considers historical, structural, political and economical disadvantages Sudanese refugees have experienced as a result of the Sudan’s civil wars.