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Poverty in Australia

Useful Resources

APW Guides and Briefing

Videos & Podcasts

  • Poverty and COVID-19
    Committee for Economic Development of Australia (2020)
  • We Need to Talk About Newstart
    Financial Counselling Australia (2019)
  • Raise the Rate: Interactive Animation
    St Vincent de Paul Society (2019)
  • Life Below the Poverty Line
    On Overnights with Trevor Chappell, ABC News (2019)
  • Together Creating Pathways Out of Poverty
    ACT Council of Social Services (ACTCOSS) (2018)

  • Factsheets and Infographics

    Major Reports

    Child and Family Reports

    Poverty Data by State or Local Area


    Useful Websites

    Anglicare Australia Homelessness Australia
    Association of Neighbourhood Houses and Learning Centres Life Course Centre
    Australian Bureau of Statistics Mission Australia
    Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) National Centre for Economic and
    Social Modelling
    Australian Council of Trade Unions National Council of Churches in Australia, Make Indigenous Poverty History
    Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Poverty and Inequality in Australia
    The Benevolent Society Red Cross
    Berry Street Social Policy Research Centre
    Brotherhood of St Laurence St Vincent de Paul Society Australia
    Business Council of Australia The Salvation Army
    Catholic Social Services The Smith Family
    Centre for Independent Studies United Voice
    Department of Social Services UnitingCare