Elder Abuse Action Australia: Caring Costs Us: The economic impact on lifetime income and retirement savings of informal carers – a report for Carers Australia – Summary of Findings
2022 Carers Australia: Caring Costs US - The economic impact on lifetime income and retirement savings of informal carers – a report for Carers Australia
2022 SBS News: Cashless debit card to be abolished in Australia after scathing report on ineffectiveness
2022 The Guardian: Morrison government failed to show cashless debit card scheme works, auditor general says
2022 The Courier-Mail: Cashless card confusiion
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Department of Social Services: Cashless Debit Card - Evaluation
Social Services Legislation Amendment (Cashless Debit Card) Bill 2017
Sourced from the Parliamentary Library
2022 The Australian/August: Disabled 'not included' in policy thinking
2022 The Guardian: People with disability working for legal pay as low as $2.27 an hour, inquiry hears
2022 ABC News: Royal commission hears Australian disability enterprise workers paid as little as $2.50 an hour
Using Adaptive Governance to Rethink the Way Science Supports Australian Drought Policy
Sourced from Australia/New Zealand Points of View Database
Drought Policy - Sourced from the Australian Government Website
ABARES: Farm performance: broadacre and dairy farms, 2016–17 to 2018–19
ABARES: Analysis of 2018 Drought
North Queensland Register: Drought Slashes Queensland Farmer Incomes by Half
2022 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare: Older Australians
2021 Bloomberg: RBA Aims to Boost Job Outcomes for Indigenous Australians
Griffith Law Review: Cashless welfare transfers and Australia's First Nations - Redemptive or repressive violence?
2022/August The Australian Financial Review: Labor confirms payments boost for more seniors
2022/August The Australian: ‘Tsunami of trauma’ if cashless debit card axed
2022/August The Australian: Laverton warns of grog-fuelled violence as cashless card goes
2022/August The Courier-Mail: Welfare payment drug and grog fear
2022 Australian Institute of Family Studies; Child care package evaluation - Final report
2022 The Australia Institute: The economic benefits of high quality universal early childhood education
2020 McKell Institute: Why child care subsidy would strengthen Australia's economy
2023 Gender pay gap remains a national shame
Journal article: Guardian, No. 2014, 11 Jul 2022, p.7
2023 UNSW: Why the key to bridging Australia's gender pay gap lies in statistics
May 2023 Courier-Mail: Gender job gap widens
2022 (December) Australian National University: Gender pay gap
2022 Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre: Gender equity insights 2022 - the state of inequality in Australia
2022 Australian Workplace Gender Authority: Australia's Gender Pay Gap Statistics
2022 KPMG: The gender pay gap nears $1 billion per week
2022 The Australian: Gender pay gap almost $1 billion a week
2022 9 News: Sex discrimination the leading cause in $1b-a-week gender pay gap, research reveals
2022 9 News: Gender pay gap myth busting: Why it's more than 'equal pay'
2022 ANU: Australia last in global gender pay gap reporting scorecard
2022 The Guardian: Gender pay gap narrows but Australian men still twice as likely as women to earn more than $120,000 a year
2022 Parliament of Australia: Wage developments in Australia
Scroll down to discussion of gender wage gap.
Degrees of separation: Gender pay gap revealed in university degrees
From The Courier-Mail, 22 September 2021.
AFR (April 2021): Economics, not ideology, will fix gender pay gap
AFR (June 2020): Recovery 'once in a generation' chance to fix gender inequity
Gender equality forefront of government agenda
Informit database: Gendered and generational inequalities in the gig economy
Australian Gender Pay Gap Statistics 2021
The Guardian: 5 ways to make the 2021 budget more female-friendly
Workplace Gender Equality Agency: Australia's Gender Pay Gap Statistics 2021
ABS: Understanding Measures of the Gender Pay Gap
Inside Australia's Gender Pay Gap
Pay Gap and Gender Discrimination - No More Euphemisms
2022 Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (HURI): Recent reports tackle homelessness and unaffordable housing concerns across Australia
2022 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare: Housing affordability
2022 ALP.org: More help for older Australians
Klear Picture: Possible struggle for self-funded retirees
Association of Independent Retirees: 2022-23 Pre Budget Submission to the Federal Treasurer and the Department of Treasury - Budget Policy Division
ABS: Retirement and Retirement Intentions, Australia, July 2016 to June 2017
Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR):
2022 News.com.au: Casual workers $350 worse off a week compared to full-time counterparts, Australian unions claim
Parliament of Australia: COVID-19: Impacts on casual workers in Australia—a statistical snapshot
Attorney-Generals Department: Changes to casual employment
Around 7 million people – or 28% of the Australian population – live in rural and remote areas, which encompass many diverse locations and communities (ABS 2022c). These Australians face unique challenges due to their geographic location and often have poorer health outcomes than people living in metropolitan areas.
2022 The Guardian: Australia’s highest and lowest income suburbs: how does your postcode compare?
2022 National Rural Health Alliance: Poverty in rural and remote Australia
2022 ABC News: Cost-of-living crisis forcing people in remote regions to give up fresh produce
2022 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare: Rural and remote Australians
2022 Australian Institute for Health and Welfare: Rural and remote health
2022 Pro Bono Australia: Affluent but unequal: how the urban-regional divide is affecting Australian children
2022/August The Australian: Rural jobs 'could solve shortage'
2020 Remote area tax concessions and payments - Productivity Commission Report
The Australian: One Nation and Pauline Hanson tap into a regional disconnect
Food Price Gap Shows Needs For Subsidies and Promo Deals in Rural and Remote Areas
Sourced through Informit database. This article discusses the cost of fresh, high quality foods in rural and remote areas compared to big cities.
Rural Health.org: Income Inequality Experienced by People in Rural and Remote Australia
Regional Austalia Institute: The indicators of, and impact of, regional inequality in Australia
ACTU: Regional Inequality in Australia and the Future of Work
Employment Conditions and Health Inequalities - Use a Control + F search to find "foreign workers"
Language Proficiency and Socioeconomic Outcomes
Sourced through Google Scholar this paper looks at migrants' English speaking ability and the relationship with socioeconomic status.
2022 The Guardian: ‘I don’t mind camping, but I won’t sleep in the car’: what happens when superannuation keeps failing women
2022 KPMG: Addressing the gender superannuation gap
2022 The Sydney Morning Herald: How to bridge the pay and superannuation gender gap
2022 Australian Financial Review: What women can do to close super wealth gap
2022 Mozo: Comparing Liberal and Labor's housing proposals: which one will actually solve housing inequality?
2022 Real Estate.com.au: Government policies to help ageing Aussies are hurting first homebuyers, research shows
‘Our rental system is rigged’: young novelists on their generation’s housing crisis
2022 Canstar: New study finds housing affordability in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane & Adelaide now worse than New York
2022 ANZ CoreLogic: Housing Affordability Report 2022
2022 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare: Housing affordability
2020 9 News: 'Getting worse every year': Rental affordability crisis growing across Australia, data shows
2020 V&F Housing Enterprise Foundation: Housing affordability in Australia
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare: Housing affordabability 2021
Housing Affordability PDF of Library ebook
The Conversation: Rising inequality in Australia isn’t about incomes: it’s almost all about housing
Victorian Affordable Housing Policy Review Published in 2017 based around the Victorian Affordable Housing Policy
Housing and Employment Vol 1. Sourced from the Productivity Commission this paper looks at links between housing assistance for those in need and their participation in employment.
Real Estate Institute of Queensland: Is Home Ownership Becoming Less Affordable in Australia? 18 May 2018
Reserve Bank : The Housing Market and the Economy Review of current housing market highlighting issues which will impact first home buyers - range of graphs showing housing price to income models, the decreasing amount of disposable income, effect of foreign investment etc
2022 The Guardian: Minimum wage earners: ‘It’s absolutely outrageous that politicians are squabbling over a $1 pay rise’
2022 News.com: Shock analysis shows how hard it is to get by on minimum wage in Australia
2022 Parliament of Australia: Wage developments in Australia
2022 News.com: ‘Worrying’ reality facing Aussie workers amid calls for raised minimum wage
Minimum Wage Earners - Sourced from Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU). Discusses the current trends and issues in relations to minimum wage earners.
2022 Money and Mental Health: Mind the mental health gap
2022 ACOSS and Uni of NSW: Work, income and health inequity
Lots of mentions of mental health in this document.
Front Psychology: Lower Income Levels in Australia Are Strongly Associated With Elevated Psychological Distress: Implications for Healthcare and Other Policy Areas
APO (2020): Investing in better mental health in Australian workplaces
ACOSS: Mental health and poverty: A poisonous relationship
Who Supports Equal Rights For Same-Sex Couples?
Sourced through Informit database. This paper discusses the outcomes of same-sex couples in regards to the inequality of wages and mental health.
Bridging our Growing Divide: Mental Health
Productivity Commission : The Social and Economic Benefits of Improving Mental Health
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There is a Housing Crisis in Sydney Sourced through google using site:gov at the beginning of the search.
2022 Roads to Refuge: Supporting refugees in Australia
Shergold Review 2019: Investing in Refugees, Investing in Australia
CPD welcomes release of Shergold Review and its blueprint for investing in refugees and in Australia
Building a new life in Australia: The longitudinal study of humanitarian migrants
Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute: Refugees, housing, and neighbourhoods in Australia
Department of Social Services :Settlement Services for Humanitarian Entrants
The Conversation: Three charts on - job prospects for refugees in Australia
Claims of refugee unemployment crisis miss basic facts
Unemployment rate for Australian refugees "unacceptable": Minister
Department of Human Services : Help for refugees, humanitarian entrants and new arrivals
Australian Bureau of Statistics
Migrant taxpayers generated $84 billion in total personal income in 2013-14,
SBS : Refugees on welfare: the real numbers
Monash University : Supporting access to employment for people from a refugee or asylum seeking background
Grattan Institute: Immigration and wage growth
Will a substantial influx of low-skill young migrants lead to slower wages growth for low-skill low-experience jobs.
Brotherhood of St Laurence : Migration and Employment
Fair Work Australia : Vulnerable and Migrant Workers
Fair Work Australia : Penalty underpayment of refugee:
Parliament of Australia: Refugee resettlement to Australia: what are the facts?
Bridging our growing divide: inequality in Australia The extent of income inequality in Australia - Report of the Parliament of Australia
Child Poverty Crisis Hits Single Parent Families - Australian Council of Social Service
Child Support and Welfare to Work Reforms: The Economic Consequences for Single Parent Families
The Extent of Income Inequality in Australia - The Australian Psychological Society
Education and Inequality in Australia
Sourced from Public Education Foundation discussing the widening gap in our education system.
Courier-Mail: It's The Big Six-Owe
The Conversation: Student loans and ‘risk-sharing’ – the problem with penalizing colleges when graduates can’t pay
Sourced through google using site:gov. This article details the relationship between people with disabilities and employment.
Spill Over Effects of Spousal Unemployment
Sourced through google using site:gov. This document discusses the impact of a spouse’s or partner’s unemployment on the older adults’ mental health.
Securing Better Pay Document sourced through Expanded Academic ASAP database. It was published in 2009
Developing Career Readiness Sourced through Google using site:gov. This paper discusses the role of tertiary institutions in providing students with opportunities to develop career readiness.
The Guardian: No jobs, no homes, no services: how inequality is crippling young people