Latest poverty News

Value of stopbank project proven during cyclone
Carinity supporting young people to re-engage with learning
8 in 10 people believe no child or young person should be homeless in Australia
Cost of living and climate crises putting Australians’ health at risk as temperatures rise
Alice Springs Youth Curfew
MPP Cuts Unforgivable
Yemen: Nine years into conflict and two years into truce, school dropouts soar
Government commits nearly $3 million for period products in schools
WaterAid Australia sheds light on the real cost of water this World Water Day
Minns missing in action as Alternatives to Incarceration Report launched same day Youth Bail Laws move to the Upper House
Expensive and inaccessible childcare reducing women’s workforce participation
96 Cents Day Increase Leaves People In Poverty
A 96 cents a day increase leaves people in poverty
Jelena Dokic to Lead Anniversary Celebrations for Community First Step’s 50 Years of Empowering South West Sydney
Coalition Of Cruelty Punishing People For Being Poor
Paid Parental Leave Super Welcome Move
ACOSS applauds decision to pay super on paid parental leave
Govt must prioritise building more homes, not kicking people out
Labor no longer ‘party for workers’ if WorkCover changes are rushed through
ACOSS strongly commends Senate call to urgently act to end poverty in Australia
From weight loss to a 100km Oxfam Trail Walk: Ingrid Thomas’ inspiring fitness journey with Aquamoves
Veterinary skills shortage recognised in the Australian Universities Accord final report
Paid practicums crucial for future of teaching profession
Paid practicums the way forward for the teaching profession
Exhibition Showcases 2023 HSC Artistic Talent
Oxfam Trailwalker Melbourne: A grand finale to a 25-year journey to end poverty
Greens welcome Accord recommendations to scrap job-ready graduates and tackle placement poverty, but call for wholesale reimagining of higher education
Child Poverty Data Shows Government Must Take Action
Greater focus on work will reduce child poverty
United Way campaign raises $439K – and counting – for community
Benefit sanctions will punish people who need support
Luxon’s buzzwords hint at sinister agenda
Legacy politics has failed whānau, it’s time to act
UN expert calls for human rights, not charity, to end hunger and malnutrition: Venezuela
Children failing to get adequate nutrition in early education centres
National Govt will make more people poorer
Government’s policies will make it harder for unemployed workers
Māori face significant harm from axing govt funding of background reports
Income support for unemployed must be urgently increased
New book charts a novel course for India’s social safety nets
Greens say WorkCover bill should be scrapped, after Labor and the Liberals teamed up to save it
Singles bearing brunt of housing crisis need solutions
Oxfam calls on Australians to mark January 26 with respect and reflection
Oxfam response to changes to stage three tax cuts
ACOSS welcomes changes that make stage three fairer
Energy efficiency upgrades welcomed, but thousands of Tasmania’s most vulnerable families still locked into high energy prices