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Anti-Poverty Week

This week (from 17 to 23 October 2010) is anti-poverty week. The following information provides Members and Senators with a brief overview of the situation with regard to poverty in Australia.What is poverty?The concept of poverty is difficult to define and, thus, to measure. While there are a number of different and frequently competing conceptions of poverty, these concepts appear to share one element in common. People who live in poverty live in a state of deprivation, a condition in which th... Read more...

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