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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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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Adding just 20 cents to the price of a T-shirt in Australia would lift all Indian workers in the garment supply chain out of poverty, write Murray Ross Hall and Thomas Wiedmann.

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For its second series of the reality documentary Struggle Street, broadcaster SBS approached UNSW to help take a closer look at the issues around disadvantage.

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The ABS has it wrong: inequality isn't stable in Australia. It's getting worse and worse, write Christopher Sheil and Frank Stilwell.

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When disputes and other problems of apartment living arise, low-income households’ options are often limited, write Hazel Easthope, Laura Crommelin and Laurence Troy.

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Philip Alston has urged policy makers to recognise the connections between poverty, inequality and human rights as he delivered the Australian Human Rights Centre's Annual Public Lecture. 

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Dr Cassandra Goldie, head of the Australian Council of Social Service, has a PhD in Law from UNSW. At the university she met Professor Peter Saunders, from the Social Policy Research Centre, with whom ACOSS has now partnered to produce landmark reports into poverty.

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Research conducted by UNSW’s Social Policy Research Centre has revealed an increase in the number of children living in poverty.

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UNSW’s Peter Saunders has been appointed to the World Bank Commission on Global Poverty.

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