Inequality in Australia

“If poor people knew how rich rich people are, there would be riots in the streets.” Those are the exact words of American actor and comedian Chris Rock during a past interview with New York magazine. He was referring to the enlarging gap between the rich and the poor in the US, however the same could be said about Australia. 


The Australian Council of Social Service & UNSW have produced a number of detailed reports about inequality and the distribution of wealth in Australia.  The Executive Summary of this report contains a fascinating snapshot of the situation.


Read the full report from The Australian Council of Social Service and UNSW here: