Alleviating child poverty 
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Alleviating child poverty 

Australia is a land of plenty, yet 35 years after Prime Minister, Bob Hawke, pledged no child would live in poverty, one in six children are currently in this very predicament.

Many children struggle to get a roof over their head, and enough food into their mouth. 

What underpins poverty in Australia, and what needs to be done to alleviate it? 

Paul Barclay moderates a panel discussion hosted by PeakCare.  Recorded October 17, 2022, at Queensland Parliament House


Natalie Lewis — Queensland Family and Child Commissioner.  

Dr Sharon Bessell – Professor, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU; director, Children's Policy Centre, and Poverty and Inequality Research Centre.  

Cath Bartolo – CEO, Youth and Family Services, Logan, SE Queensland. 
Paul Barclay - presenter / producer
David Le May - sound engineer

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