Romy Cohen

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Why Sirius Matters

Last week the NSW state government announced plans to demolish the iconic Sirius public-housing building in The Rocks, and replace it with luxury …

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

Australia’s rich are getting richer, and while inequality here is not as extreme as in the US or the UK, it is heading in that direction, according to a new study by the Australian Council of Social Service.<p>Australians earning in the top 20% of incomes receive five times as much as those in the …

Income Inequality

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 …

The inequality in our suburbs is growing worse

Gough Whitlam once wrote that "a citizen's real standard of living, his children's opportunities for education and self-improvement …are determined …