Poverty and Inequality Education Resources

Does poverty exist in Australia? 

The answer is yes. In these lessons, students will find out who is affected and what needs to be changed to reduce poverty. 

Students will take a look at real-life stories, as well as analyse and interpret current data to discover the realities of those experiencing poverty.

Anti-Poverty Week runs from the 15th-27th of October, 2023.

Units

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Poverty and Inequality in Australia

  • Primary
  • Year 3 - 6
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Civics and Citizenship
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Health
  • Social
  • Mental Health
  • Physical Health
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Understanding Poverty and Inequality in Australia

  • Secondary
  • Year 7 - 10
  • Mathematics
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Health
  • Physical Education
  • Environmental
  • Sustainability
  • Social
  • Mental Health
  • Physical Health

Primary lessons

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Poverty And Inequality In Australia - Who Is Affected By Poverty In Australia?

  • Primary
  • Year 5 - 6
  • Mathematics
  • Numbers
  • Graphs and data
  • Social
  • Equality
  • Homelessness
  • Human Rights
  • Social Action
  • Lesson
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Poverty And Inequality In Australia - What Is Poverty And Why Does It Matter?

  • Primary
  • Year 3 - 4
  • English
  • Social
  • Equality
  • Homelessness
  • Human Rights
  • Social Action
  • Lesson
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Poverty And Inequality In Australia - Fair Share

  • Primary
  • Year 3 - 4
  • Mathematics
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Civics and Citizenship
  • Social
  • Equality
  • Homelessness
  • Human Rights
  • Social Action
  • Lesson
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Poverty And Inequality In Australia - Poverty - In Sickness Or In Health

  • Primary
  • Year 5 - 6
  • Mathematics
  • Social
  • Equality
  • Homelessness
  • Human Rights
  • Social Action
  • Lesson
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Poverty And Inequality In Australia - Making Ends Meet

  • Primary
  • Year 5 - 6
  • Mathematics
  • Social
  • Equality
  • Homelessness
  • Human Rights
  • Social Action

Secondary lessons

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Poverty And Inequality In Australia - What Are The Chances?

  • Secondary
  • Year 7 - 8
  • Mathematics
  • Social
  • Equality
  • Homelessness
  • Human Rights
  • Social Action
  • Lesson
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Poverty And Inequality In Australia - Understanding Poverty And Inequality In Australia

  • Secondary
  • Year 7 - 8
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Health
  • Social
  • Equality
  • Homelessness
  • Human Rights
  • Social Action
  • Lesson
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Poverty And Inequality In Australia - Poverty And The Social Determinants Of Health

  • Secondary
  • Year 7 - 8
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Health
  • Social
  • Equality
  • Homelessness
  • Human Rights
  • Social Action
  • Lesson
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Poverty And Inequality In Australia - People Behind The Statistics

  • Secondary
  • Year 9 - 10
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Health
  • Social
  • Equality
  • Homelessness
  • Human Rights
  • Social Action
  • Lesson
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Poverty And Inequality In Australia - What Are The Facts?

  • Secondary
  • Year 9 - 10
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Health
  • Physical Education
  • Social
  • Equality
  • Homelessness
  • Human Rights
  • Social Action

With thanks to our partners

These lessons were developed in partnership with Anti-Poverty Week and ACOSS/UNSW Poverty and Inequality Partnership.