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Gap between rich and poor continues in Western Australia post-mining boom

With the end of the mining boom in Western Australia, house prices and rentals have been falling — but the poorest people in the state are yet to see …

Our big cities are engines of inequality, so how do we fix that?

Australia’s global cities are a very large part of the nation’s economic success, but they are also generating significantly unequal incomes. Our …

Ideas for Australia: City v4.0, a new model of urban growth and governance for Australia

<i>The Conversation has asked 20 academics to examine the big ideas facing Australia for the 2016 federal election and beyond. The 20-piece series</i> …

NSW, the state of inequality, when it comes to income

There was a marked difference in the distribution of income in Sydney compared to the rest of NSW. In the Greater Sydney region 11.5 per cent of all …

Australian inequality rising as top 20% increase wealth and income – report

Top earners are now pulling in five times as much as those at the bottom and the wealthiest have 70 times the assets of the poorest, the Australian Council of Social Service says, as it calls for a stronger social safety net<p>Australia’s rich are getting richer, and while inequality here is not as …