Anglicare Australia regularly makes formal submissions to public inquiries, drawing on the work of its member organisations and advocating for their clients.
Submission on the Persistence and Impact of Intergenerational Poverty and Trauma
Sep 12, 2018, 17:53 PM
This is a submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry into the persistence and impact of intergenerational poverty and trauma. However, our feedback was that the inquiry incorrectly frames a symptom as a cause, and is therefore an unhelpful beginning. Anglicare Australia recommended that the topic be recast as “The persistence and impact of intergenerational poverty and trauma”. We also call on the committee to consider the recommendations from our previous research, including our research papers on living on low incomes, Going without, and the inequitable rise in the cost of living under current government policy, Living Standard Trends in Australia.