The following paper was written and presented by Lew Wheeler, Co-convener of the Fair Go For Pensioners (FGFP) Coalition Victoria. She was a guest speaker at the Melbourne Unitarian Peace Memorial Church on Sunday 13 […]
This article by Clare Payne, published in the Sydney Morning Herald (22 August 2017), calls for recognition that in today’s reality, many principal household wage earners are women and this includes those that are single […]
David Ciady reported on the ABC’s PM radio that Australians on Newstart, Centrelink’s unemployment benefit,researchers at the University of New South Wales say that current payments are not enough to meet basic necessities, The key […]
By Joe Montero BIS Oxford Economics has just joined the list of those who are predicting the end of the building bubble, suggesting that it will become more pronounced over the next 12 months. The […]
By Joe Montero The people who have been calling Sydney’s tent city at Martin Place, have become a symbol of the escalating crisis of homelessness across Australia.
The following report by Andrew Trounso, of the University of Melbourne, explains the findings of a survey on home ownership and debt burden conducted by the university and just released. It shows these are growing […]
This ACOSS media release, is reproduced in full below with our thanks. “The Melbourne Institute’s HILDA report released today shows child poverty in single parent families has reached a crisis level, rising from 18% to […]