On Monday 15 October, at the start of Anti-Poverty Week, Claerwen Little, UnitingCare Australia national director delivered a report into child social exclusion, poverty and disadvantage in Australia. The UnitingCare report commissioned from National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling (NATSEM) captures the multi-dimensional nature of disadvantage in Australia and its impact. The report blamed housing stress and labour market changes for highly persistent social exclusion. To read this report please click here.
Cassandra Goldie at the launch in Parliament House with Professor Laurie Brown (far left) and Uniting Care’s Claerwen Little and Bronwyn Pike (far right).
These maps captures the degree to which Australian children experience multiple factors of disadvantage in five domains: socio-economic, education, connectedness, health and housing at the small area level in Australia (SA2)Back to News