Major report to reveal extent of poverty in Australia
Who: ACOSS CEO Dr Cassandra Goldie and Catherine Yeomans, CEO of Mission Australia; people living in poverty, and representatives other community welfare agencies.
When: Start time –
Venue: Mission Australia Centre (MAC) Kingswood
Address: 46 Bringelly Road, Kingswood, NSW 2747
ACOSS and leading charities will reveal the latest snapshot of Poverty in Australia at on .
The report will identify the number of people living in poverty in the country, which groups of people are affected by poverty, and poverty trends.
For the first time the comprehensive report will include comparable data over a 10-year period that allows a deeper trend analysis of how we are fairing as a nation in the fight against poverty.
Media outlets and journalists are encouraged to attend the press conference which will include the voices of people living in poverty and representatives from a range of community welfare agencies.
Also present will include:
- Dr Cassandra Goldie, CEO, ACOSS
- Catherine Yeomans, CEO Mission Australia
- Brad McIver - Lieutenant, Salvation Army Community Service Operations Manager (Doorways/Moneycare/
Communities for Children)
- People with lived experience of poverty and other representatives of Australia’s community welfare sector.