New research shows that dangerously low Centrelink payments are driving people into poverty and putting them at risk of homelessness, and the government must do more, Sophie Trevitt writes.
Poverty, homelessness, and welfare
Women and ‘welfare reform’ in the UK
Mapping deprivation across lives
The Individual Deprivation Measure offers policymakers a chance to truly understand the multi-dimensionality of poverty, providing insights into deprivation’s unique characteristics at different stages in life, Angie Bexley and Mandy Yap write.
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Revitalising the rural economy
Podcast: A sense of social insecurity
On this week’s Policy Forum Pod, we look at tackling poverty in Australia: how we should measure it; what’s causing it; why there seems precious little political will to address it; and what policies we could put in place that would make an immediate difference.