The Australian Social Inclusion Board was formed in May 2008 to advise the Government on social inclusion in Australia. Their 'How Australia is faring' report presents a statistical view of the nature and extent of social inclusion in Australia. This second edition features updated information on multiple and entrenched disadvantage, access to resources, and participation. Compared against baseline indicators in the first edition, it review Australia's progress in the areas of: multiple disadvantage, entrenched disadvantage, material/economic resources, health and disability, education and skills, social resources, community and institutional resources, housing, personal safety, participation in work, educational participation, and engagement. This second edition also features a special article on the issue of youth unemployment.
Ministerial foreword / Hon. Mark Butler MP
Introduction from the Chair / Patricia Faulkner
At a glance
How are we faring?
Feature article - youth unemployment
Indicators of social inclusion: how Australia is faring
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