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Law and Poverty in Australia

Australia. Commission of Inquiry Into Poverty.

Law and Poverty in Australia

Australia Commission of Inquiry Into Poverty Second Main Report October 1975.

by Australia. Commission of Inquiry Into Poverty.

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Published by s.n in S.l .
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Other titlesAustralia Commission of Inquiry Into Poverty Second Main Report October 1975 : Law and Poverty in Australia.
ContributionsSackville, R.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21972156M


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The publication of the Poverty Commission’s Law and Poverty in Australia Report (the Sackville Report) in was a landmark event in the history of Australian law reform.

Since that time, and as Australia has become a more unequal society, there has been no systematic overview of the inter-relation between law and poverty in Australia.

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The publication of the Poverty Commission’s Law and Poverty in Australia Report (the Sackville Report) in was a landmark event in the history of Australian law reform.

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4 Australian Curriculum, Assessment and. This book seeks to advance the emerging field of international poverty law. While law and development discourse has dealt with international poverty, advocates of poverty reduction customarily operate within a nation-state context.

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children, recent migration to Australia, or prolonged illness. The incidence of poverty was much higher in these categories than among those without any of these disabilities."(Henderson ) At the time of this report average weekly earnings in Australia were $ per week, the poverty line for a single person was set at $ for a single person, and $ for a couple with 2 children.

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