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The impact of increased income support during COVID-19 has been viewed as overwhelmingly positive in a new survey of community service workers.

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UNSW and ACOSS report provides a baseline to measure the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on poverty in Australia.

Support for vulnerable reaches new low, survey finds.

A UNSW survey shows community services are already struggling with demand.

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Government action on income support, housing and employment could lift people out of poverty.

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The report was launched today at the National Press Club in Canberra to coincide with Anti-Poverty Week.

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Beyond the personal effects on individuals, vast disparities in income can erode social cohesion and undermine economic growth, researchers say.

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UNSW and the Australian Council of Social Service have launched a new collaboration to tackle poverty and inequality through high-quality research, policy development and advocacy.

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The unemployed are worse off now in real terms than 15 years ago and are falling further behind, according to a new analysis by Professor Peter Whiteford.