‘The number of Australian school children seeking help from homelessness services has increased by more than 80 per cent over the past three years, according to new data analysis.’ Almost 40,000 school children sought homelessness help last year posted on the Pro Bono news website.
Today’s Pro Bono News cartoon. Oxfam has released a report, An Economy for the 1%, showing that the gap between the world’s richest and poorest has widened in the last year. For an overview see Xavier Smerdon’s Pro Bono post ’62 People Make as Much Money as Half The World’. Oxfam Australia’s CEO Helen Szoke says ‘As a first priority, there must be an end to the dodgy tax practices and use of tax havens that allow corporations and individuals to accrue phenomenal wealth while others’ suffer’.