welfare

Children more likely to receive welfare benefits if their parents do
Children more likely to receive welfare benefits if their parents do (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Young people are almost twice as likely to need social welfare payments if their parents have a history of receiving such assistance themselves, according to new research from the University of Melbourne. Researchers Dr Nicolás Salamanca and Dr Anna Zhu ... Read More »

Significant inequality faced by a third of Australian kids
Significant inequality faced by a third of Australian kids (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Associate Professor Gerry Redmond’s research for the Australian Child Wellbeing Project looked at thousands of young people. A Flinders University led survey of 5,400 students in 180 primary and secondary schools across Australia has found that young people from marginalised ... Read More »

How Aussie kids are doing in terms of health and learning
How Aussie kids are doing in terms of health and learning (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australian children are generally doing well in terms of their health and early learning, but some groups are doing less well than others, according to data released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The Children’s Headline ... Read More »

Homelessness in single parent families
Homelessness in single parent families (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

About 30% of people who received support from specialist homelessness agencies between January and March 2012, presented in families, and the most common type of family group to receive support were single people with children, according to a report released ... Read More »

 
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