Poverty Reduction

October 20, 2016
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The answer to poverty is Justice!

As we come towards the end of Anti-Poverty Week, it is worth reflecting on some of the statistics shared this week about the extent of poverty in our community and […]
September 10, 2014
Invisible Poverty

Invisible Poverty

The deliberate decision by the current Federal Government to entrench, protect and privilege the wealth and power of the rich has ensured a consequential and intentionally deliberate increase in poverty […]
August 18, 2014
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Death By Welfare

David Clapson was actively searching for work when he died alone at the age of 59, in a flat in Stevenage, UK on the 20th July 2013.   The fact he […]
August 13, 2014
Greed and Corruption

Greed, corruption and violence breeds ignorance, slavery and death

Greed and corruption come together when there is an environment that accepts and encourages the belief that ever-increasing consumption and wealth is the only way to measure success and happiness […]
May 26, 2014
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The High Cost of Education

Education and the price being put on a university degree is becoming too expensive for many young people and their families. As we contemplate the prospect of course prices being […]
October 24, 2013
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Anti Poverty Week highlights inequalities in our country.

Last week was Anti-Poverty Week.  I’m not sure yet of the numbers of people and organisations who supported the week by attending events or by putting on their own activities […]