Welfare dependence - cause or symptom of disadvantage?
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The submission stated: ’While encouraging greater workforce participation is one way of addressing poverty and disadvantage the story around families and joblessness is not straightforward.’
A 'multifaceted approach to understanding "disadvantage" [is needed] to understand the intersections between different types of disadvantage. These complex issues require policy and service responses which are tailored to the experiences and aspirations of families themselves.'
View the Inquiry into Intergenerational Welfare Dependence submission.