April 27, 2023
LGBTIQ+ Experiences of Poverty Submission
Everyone deserves secure housing and a decent standard of living. However, existing research indicates that LGBTIQ+ people in Australia disproportionately experience poverty, homelessness and unemployment. LGBTIQ+ people also face high rates of discrimination which serves as a barrier to accessing employment, housing and services, such as crisis accommodation, and this exacerbates experiences of poverty.
Read our submission to the Australian Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs for their inquiry into the nature and extent of poverty in Australia.