Call for Australia to commit to poverty line

July 02, 2024 in Articles, Campaigns, Resources

LISTEN TO: Call for Australia to commit to poverty line Presented by Keane Bourke #

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Social services say Australia should follow in New Zealand's footsteps by recognising the effects of poverty on children and passing legislation to measure and eventually resolve the problem.

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Josh Patrick, young carer
Laura West, Josh's mother
Tony Pietropiccolo, Centrecare
Greg Jericho, The Australia Institute
Dr Claire Achmad, New Zealand Chief Children's Commissioner

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  • Keane Bourke, Reporter
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  • There are growing calls for Australia to legislate a commitment to end childhood poverty. (ABC News)