inequality

Julia Gillard

Former Prime Minister Julia Gillard speaks of how addressing inequitable access to advances in healthcare can help prevent the cracks of inequality in society.

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While public health measures in schools and hospitals aim to reduce COVID transmission, people with disability who have support workers in their homes have largely been forgotten.

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A new UNSW report recommends a Royal Commission and broader RBA remit to address the effect of soaring house prices on productivity, economic instability and inequality.

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A hands-off federal government simply isn't helping.

Australian Social Progress Index

Centre for Social Impact at UNSW Sydney launches Australia’s first social progress index.

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The Institute for Health and Welfare issued an "errata" to correct statements about inequality that were perfectly correct.

income inequality

Better data would tell us more about the ultrawealthy, but they really do seem to be growing more wealthy, more quickly, than the rest of us.

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New research shows children growing up in the most disadvantaged suburbs also lack the social opportunities to develop skills that would improve their prospects in life.

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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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