Addressing barriers for jobless families


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Australian Social Inclusion Board


The Australian Social Inclusion Board (ASIB) was established in May 2008. It is the main advisory body to the Australian Government on ways to achieve better outcomes for the most disadvantaged in the community and to improve the social inclusion in society as a whole. This report presents an overview of jobless families in Australia. In June 2010 there were 310,000 jobless families with children under 15 years in Australia and 580,000 children under 15 living in jobless families. Compared with other OECD countries, Australia has a relatively high rate of children living in jobless...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Disadvantaged; Culture and society; Policy; Equity

Keywords: Unemployment; Family; Entry into working life; Employment service; Social inclusion; OECD country

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, 2011

Physical description: 58 p.

Access item: barriers for jobless families.pdf

ISBN: 9781921739323

Resource type: Government report or paper

Document number: TD/TNC 103.918

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