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Stanhope: Why did Government veto poverty taskforce?

Former Chief Minister Jon Stanhope shares his views on the government’s rejection of a proposed taskforce to investigate poverty in the ACT.

Government rejects investigation into ACT poverty

The ACT government rejected a Liberals proposal for a taskforce to deal with the causes and symptoms of poverty in the ACT.

Canberra students take up ‘Pens Against Poverty’

Students from over 30 schools across the Canberra region and now across Australia put pen to paper in support of Anti-Poverty Week (11-17 October) as part of Anglicare’s ‘Pens Against Poverty’ schools...

ACTCOSS backs Liberals’ poverty commission plan

The ACT Council of Social Service has welcomed an election commitment from the Canberra Liberals to establish a commission examining poverty in the ACT.

Women and children at highest risk of poverty

Findings taken before COVID-19 have shown women and children are at the highest risk of living below the poverty line in Australia, with fears these statistics will increase due to pressures faced...
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