Working together to end poverty

Published

October 15, 2018

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This week we are marking Anti-Poverty Week.

In spite of 25 years of economic growth, poverty levels in Australia haven’t reduced in over a decade. Three million Australians live below the poverty line and Victoria has the highest level of child poverty in the country, at 18.6%.

Every day people come to us because they are struggling to put food on the table, pay their energy bills or keep a roof over their heads. Last year we were called on more than 200,000 times to provide support to the vulnerable and marginalised in our community.

There are a number of ways you can get involved this Anti-Poverty Week:

You can read more on the website about our activities and advocacy to end poverty.

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