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For over 50 years, BSL has produced a wide range of research examining how poverty impacts people’s lives at every stage.
Search below for BSL-authored reports, policy submissions, summaries, working papers, etc. dating back to 2000. For works from 1999 and earlier, please see note on earlier works below the search results.
How prevalent is poverty and financial stress among Australian children and families, and what has been the impact of COVID-19? What difference could social security spending make?
The COVID-19 pandemic has been described as a women’s pandemic because of its unequal social and economic impacts. Governments must invest in creating jobs, stimulating the economy and tackling stubborn social policy problems so as to build a better future for low-income women and their families.
The most comprehensive study to date has investigated the impact of the Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters (HIPPY) on the Australian children and parents who take part.
By enlisting and supporting parents as tutors, the Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters (HIPPY) creates a transitional labour market that helps these parents develop their goals and improve their job opportunities.
Note on earlier works
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