A new report launched Wednesday 25 October by the Valuing Children Initiative has made key recommendations following a survey of more than 1000 adults across Australia which asked how they felt about children and young people.
The Poverty In Australia 2022 report by the Australian Council of Social Service and UNSW Sydney, shows that 16.6 per cent of Australian children (or 761,000 kids) lived in poverty in the 2019/2020 financial year.
This was just one of the facts surrounding Child Poverty presented by Centrecare Inc Director and Valuing Children Initiative Co-Founder, Adj. Prof. Tony Pietropiccolo AM who was recently a keynote speaker at the Anti-Poverty Week 2022 Symposium.
Pastoral support for parish priests is now available through the Archdiocese of Perth, with the launch of the new Clergy Professional Pastoral Supervision program on Tuesday 26 October.
Over 9,000 people experience homelessness every day in WA and over 30,000 people are on the wait list for social housing. The Record podcast speaks to Centrecare Incorporated Director Adjunct Professor Tony Pietropiccolo AM to discuss why the state is in this crisis and how community support towards people faced with poverty and homelessness, makes a difference. By Amanda Murthy.
Leaders from organisations providing emergency relief funding, support to renters in the private rental market, and peak bodies have established a Housing Emergency Response group to identify and drive immediate solutions that will mitigate the impact and harm of the housing crisis. By Contributor.
The Valuing Children Initiative have last week launched an interactive four-pillar series children’s book series at the Boola Bardip Museum.
Its’ mission – to support children’s literacy and to provide parents and teachers with opportunities to connect and discuss important issues with children. By Amanda Murthy.