Child poverty: keeping promise alive

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Despite Bob Hawke’s famous promise, the overall rate of relative child poverty in Australia has not changed greatly since the mid-1990s. Associate Professor Gerry Redmond and Dr Jen Skattebol look at how that diminishes opportunity for children and young people, and what is needed to start narrowing the gaps.

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