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Low Income and Poverty Dynamics

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The existing evidence about the relationship between poverty and child outcomes suggests that it is not completely clear whether it is low income itself, or the complex set of circumstances that lead to poverty, that often results in poorer developmental outcomes. Improved knowledge of the mechanisms of this relationship will assist in determining the most effective way to improve the life chances of children whose families experience financial disadvantage.
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Education Expenditure in Australia

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Australia invested $111.8 billion in education in 2015. The sources of this funding and the pathways it follows through various systems are complex. Rarely are all the components of this system captured in the one place. This report offers a detailed insight into investment in Australian education, capturing data from all levels – from early childhood to higher education – and all funding sources – the federal government, state governments, private contributions and the transfers that take place between these.
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