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*** MEDIA ALERT *** ACOSS and UNSW Sydney launch poverty report

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ACOSS and UNSW Sydney will launch the Community attitudes towards poverty and inequality 2023: Snapshot report that shows strong public support for an income boost for people with the least.

When: 9.30am Wednesday, 13 December 2023

Where: Prince Alfred Park (near the corner of Cleveland Street and Chalmers Street), Redfern

Who: ACOSS Acting CEO Edwina MacDonald and UNSW Sydney Social Policy Research Centre Scientia Professor Carla Treloar 

What: Launch of the Poverty and Inequality Partnership report showing three quarters of Australians think the incomes of people earning the least are too low and should be increased

Media contact:
Georgie Moore 0477 779 928
Charlie Moore 0452 606 171

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