- Anti-Poverty Week 2020
October 11, 2020 - October 17, 2020
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Anti-Poverty Week supports the Australian community to have an increased understanding of poverty and to take collective action to end it.
Anti-Poverty Week will be held between 11-17 October 2020. This year, Anti-Poverty Week are supporting Affordable Housing For All as the best solution to reducing poverty and partnering with the Everybody’s Home campaign. Anti Poverty-Week are also continuing to support the Raise the Rate for Good campaign led by ACOSS.
The COVID-19 crisis means more than two million people now need these payments and are likely to for some time as we go through this recession. We welcome the Federal Government’s decision to pay an additional $550 per fortnight Coronavirus Supplement but are deeply concerned this increase is due to end on 24 September 2020.