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Sustainable Development Goal 10 | Reduced inequality: Australian inequality

All of School guide to support: Global citizenship [SCoT], Sustainable development [ScOT.1050] and Ethical understanding [acgc.7]

Source: Black, S. (2019).

"The international community has made significant strides towards lifting people out of poverty.... However, inequality persists and large disparities remain regarding access to health and education services and other assets. To reduce inequality, policies should be universal in principle, paying attention to the needs of disadvantaged and marginalized populations." (United Nations, n.d.)
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Goal 10 | Reduced inequality: Leadership

Goal 10 Reduce inequalitiesShow LeadershipAs a global citizen how can I show leadership?
  • "Make a donation to a charity that focuses on reducing inequality. Any donation, big or small, can make a difference!
  • Raise your voice against any type of discrimination. Everyone is equal regardless of their gender, race, sexual orientation, social background and physical abilities.
  • Visit local shelters, orphanages or minority community centers and organize a conversation space to discuss the importance of these rights or volunteer there regularly.
  • Favour companies that are inclusive. Check the lists of the companies that are inclusive for different minorities through employment there or their products.
  • Support migrants and refugees in your communities. Gather or donate the appliances, food, clothes needed.
  • Stay informed. Follow your local news and stay in touch with the Global Goals online or on social media at @TheGlobalGoals.
    (The Global Goals, n.d.)

Definitions: Poverty versus Inequality

Level 2 resourceWhat is poverty?

Poverty is a relative concept used to describe the people in a society that cannot participate in the activities that most people take for granted. The Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) uses the following definitions:

  • "Deprivation: Looking at the essential items people are missing out on.
  • Poverty lines: A level of income, below which people are regarded as living in poverty.
  • Relative poverty: This is when poverty is measured against something that can change. It means that poverty is measured against a standard that is unacceptably low in a given point in time.
  • Absolute poverty: This is when a household or person does not have enough income for even a basic acceptable standard of living, or to meet basic living needs. The threshold for absolute poverty varies between developed and developing countries.
  • Extreme poverty: When people are living on an income below the international poverty line set by the World Bank of $1.90 a day.
  • Poverty gap: The average difference between the poverty line and the disposable income of households living below that poverty line." (ACOSS, n.d.)
What is inequality?
  • Inequality means the unequal distribution within society of income, wealth and goods. The Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) measures inequality in two ways: income inequality and wealth inequality. (ACOSS, n.d.)

For more details see the ACOSS Frequently Asked Questions.

Goal 10 | Reduced inequality: Australian inequality - Articles

Level 1 resourceArticlesNOTE: If prompted use your mConnect login to access the articles. See also Help using JSTOR and / or Help using the EBSCOhost. When using articles from The Age Library edition click on the Active Paper Archive link to view the newspaper article as they were published in print. The link looks like this "The Age Active paper archive image" and is located on the top left hand side of your screen.

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Goal 10 | Reduced inequality: Australian inequality - Online resources

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Film and videoUsing YouTube on campus help and instructionsTo view this video on campus remember to first login to your school Google account using your mConnect username and password. Click here for more help on using YouTube on campus.

The Rental Affordability Index is a price index for housing rental markets. It is an easy to understand indicator of rental affordability relative to household incomes and is applied to geographic areas across Australia. In this video, SGS Senior Associate and Partner Ellen Witte, discusses the key findings to come out of the May 2018 results. (SGS Economics and Planning, 2018)

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In text reference / citation: Witte (2018) or (Witte, 2018)
Bibliography / Reference list: Witte, E. (2018). Rental Affordability Index May 2018 Key Findings, [eVideo]. SGS Economics and Planning , Retrieved from https://youtu.be/YdIk-eznySM

Goal 10 | Reduced inequality: Australian inequality - Videos

Level 2 resourceFilm and videoUsing YouTube on campus help and instructionsTo view this video on campus remember to first login to your school Google account using your mConnect username and password. Click here for more help on using YouTube on campus.

"Young aboriginal men are severely over-represented in Australian prisons. But now, residents of a remote town in the country's outback have had enough." (Al Jazeera, 2016)

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In text citation: (Al Jazeera, 2016) or Al Jazeera (2016)
Bibliography / Reference list:Al Jazeera (2016). Hope for Australia's indigenous | 101 East. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/KTKAkV9rDNY

"Matt and Chelsea Bond are living the Australian Dream, a house in the suburbs, kids at great schools, but that doesn’t mean racism hasn’t impacted their lives." (ABC News, 2017)

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In text citation: (ABC News, 2017) or ABC News (2017)
Bibliography / Reference list:ABC News (2017). Meet the Bonds: What does it mean to be ‘Aboriginal middle class’?. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/MN7pMgKOafU

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In text reference / citation: Sebregts (2016) or (Sebregts, 2016)
Bibliography / Reference list: Sebregts, J. (2016). Swanston Street Stories - Homeless Melbourne Documentary, [eVideo]. https://youtu.be/f2ZJ7Vj-iIY

The Australian State of Victoria has announced a $9.8 million package to stop people from sleeping on the streets of Melbourne. Many are living rough around the grounds of the Australian Open tennis, and local media is calling the sight an embarrassment for the city. (Al Jazeera, 2017)

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In text reference / citation: Al Jazeera (2017) or (Al Jazeera, 2017)
Bibliography / Reference list: Al Jazeera, (2017). Melbourne wakes up to homelessness crisis, [eVideo]. https://youtu.be/oGUIB6EqDss

Goal 10 | Reduced inequality: Australian inequality - Melbourne homelessness heat map

Level 1 resourceInstructions
Mouse over the map to view the homelessness statistics for each of the state electorate in Melbourne. Don't forget to cite and reference your sources. See the details at the bottom of this heat map.

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Citation / Reference: Council to Homeless Persons (2018) or (Council to Homeless Persons, 2018)

Reference list / Bibliography: Council to Homeless Persons, (2018) . Homelessness Heat Map.. https://chp.org.au/state-electorate-homelessness-map/

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