A recent report has found that the top 1% of income earners receive more income in a fortnight than the lowest 5% earn in a year.
Ronald Henderson famously chaired a Commission of Inquiry into Poverty in the early 1970’s. Following the release of the Commission’s reports, the ‘Henderson Poverty Line’ became the standard used by researchers to gauge progress in the community.
A shipwrecked ocean ferry, children lost at sea and a rescue against the odds. Just one of the consequences of life in an impoverished nation.