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Australia tops global wealth rankings

While many Australians feel they are not as well off as they used to be, the latest Global Wealth Report from Credit Suisse ranks Australia the world leader in median wealth per adult. Michael Marr explains.  Read more…

30/10/2018 | Michael Marr | 0 Comments


Are disadvantaged young Australians at risk of being excluded from future jobs?

Disadvantaged young Australians are at risk of being left behind in the future economy, writes The Smith Family CEO, Dr Lisa O'Brien. Read more…

25/06/2018 | Lisa O'Brien | 0 Comments


If the fair go goes, where does that take us?

Tim Gartrell reflects on CEDA's Community pulse survey and examines what the findings say about Australia's embedded notion of the fair go.  Read more…

25/06/2018 | The Hon. Tony Abbott MP and Tim Gartrell | 0 Comments


To reduce inequality in Australian schools, make them less socially segregated

Contributing author to How unequal? Insights on inequality, Laura Perry writes educational inequality in Australia takes many forms and can stunt the potential of young people. She suggests early, targeted and intensive support to students as soon as they start to fall behind and making our schools more socially integrated are the keys to tackling underachievement.  Read more…

20/04/2018 | Dr Laura Perry | 0 Comments


New evidence to break the cycle of educational disadvantage

There is a clear link between low-socioeconomic status and poor education and employment outcomes. But it doesn't need to be this way according to research from the Smith Family. Head of Research and Advocacy, Anne Hampshire explains.   Read more…

20/04/2018 | Anne Hampshire | 0 Comments