Poverty

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Cherish children: help end child labour

With the UN World Day Against Child Labour approaching on Wednesday 12 June, The Rev’d Bronwyn Pagram reflects on the scourge of child labour exploitation and what we as Christians and members of a common humanity can do to assist: “Given Jesus’ commands to cherish children and to love our neighbours, as Christians we should care deeply about the issue of child labour”

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Budget a lost opportunity to tackle poverty

Anglicare Australia has called this Budget a lost opportunity to tackle poverty: “Emergency assistance charities stand to lose $5.7m a year from 2020. The Government has refused to take action on the expiry of that funding in this Budget. This comes on top of five years’ worth of cuts from social security and community services to the tune of $15 billion”