Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand partnered on a new analysis by the Australian Council of Social Service and UNSW Sydney that shows national poverty rates in Australia remain high despite decades of uninterrupted economic growth.
Income and wealth inequality remain entrenched in Australia. There is a stark gap between the highest and lowest income earners with women experiencing disadvantage across all stages of their life.
The Inequality in Australia 2018 report examines the distribution of wealth in Australia and tracks changes in income and wealth inequality over time. It also looks at how different kinds of households fit within the income spectrum.
Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand, with the support of the Con Irwin sub-fund of the Victorian Women’s Trust, reviewed literature about economic security and domestic and family violence.