poverty

The following articles have the tag poverty

Why these retirees are struggling

Why these retirees are struggling

Why these retirees are struggling

One group of older Australians is doing it particularly tough.

Key to older boomers' prosperity

Poverty growing among older baby boomers

Key to older boomers' prosperity

Helplines report spike in calls from those aged 55-plus,and many are renters.

Hunger on the rise for pensioners

Queue of people going hungry grows

Hunger on the rise for pensioners

Charities struggling to feed Australians who can’t afford meals: Foodbank

Calls to fix pension poverty

Calls to fix pension poverty

Calls to fix pension poverty

Australia is far from the ‘lucky country’ for 500,000 older Australians.

Top 10 countries to grow old in

Top 10 countries to grow old in

Top 10 countries to grow old in

Are you living in one of the top 10 countries in which to grow old?

Workers score minimum wage increase

Poor pensioner with empty pockets

Workers score minimum wage increase

Australia’s lowest paid workers will receive an extra $22.20* a week.

Deal to increase affordable housing

Housing agreement signed but ‘no’ to negative gearing

Deal to increase affordable housing

Treasurer Scott Morrison will not consider any changes to negative gearing.

Real shame of the poverty figures

Woman putting coins in purse

Real shame of the poverty figures

The number of Australians living below the poverty line is increasing.

Asset-rich but living in poverty

Asset-rich but living in poverty

Asset-rich but living in poverty

Around 1.2 million asset-rich older Australians are living in poverty.

Retirees living in needless frugality

Retirees living in needless frugality

Retirees living in needless frugality

Most Australians are living in unnecessary frugality during retirement.

Australian pensioners living in poverty

Pensioner living in poverty with only bread to eat

Australian pensioners living in poverty

Australian pensioners don’t have enough money to live on.

Why do women retire in poverty?

Why do women retire in poverty?

Why do women retire in poverty?

Women retire with half as much superannuation as men. We need to close this gap.

Women’s super under review

Women’s super under review

Women’s super under review

A Senate Inquiry is reviewing economic security for women in retirement.

Older Aussies top exclusion list

Older Aussies top exclusion list

Older Aussies top exclusion list

New report reveals more than half of over 65s are socially excluded.

The rich are getting richer

The rich are getting richer

The rich are getting richer

Oxfam says that one per cent of the world controls half the world’s wealth.

Older women the poorest

Older women the poorest

Older women the poorest

An estimated 533,000 women over 65 are living under the poverty line.

Super struggle

Super struggle

Super struggle

Super argument over the fabulously wealthy

Living in poverty

Living in poverty

Living in poverty

A recently released report reveals that more than 2.25 million Australians are living in poverty.

Age pensioners are well-off

Age pensioners are well-off

Age pensioners are well-off

One in ten Australians living on the dole cannot afford a substantial meal each day

Ageing population no burden

Ageing population no burden seniors

Ageing population no burden

Australia's ageing population is not to blame for the nation's rising health bill.

Rent increases and CEO sleepouts

CEO Sleepout, Homeless, Australia, Raise Awareness, Companies, Accommodation, Life, Food, TV, Older, Rates, Poverty

Rent increases and CEO sleepouts

1046 CEOs of Australian companies slept out to help raise awareness for homelessness.

No share for pensioners

Blog, Kaye, No share for pensioners, Budget 2012 - 2013, Mr Wayne Swan, Treasurer, Super contributions, older workers, dental care, government, seniors, age pensioners, poverty, australia

No share for pensioners

There are three ways of viewing Budget 2012-3; politically, economically or personally

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