Cost of Living Report - Issue 3 update - November 2013

The latest Cost of Living report provides an update of the cost of living pressures faced by three example low-income households.

The analysis in this report is based on the latest cost and income data available in September 2013. Data from September 2013 is compared with data in previous Cost of Living reports.

The report provides a set of recommendations for both state and federal government to ensure that low-income households can meet a basic standard of living.

Read the report here.

 

Previous reports:

Cost of Living Report

Issue 1, May 2011 - Read the report here.

Issue 1 update, Dec 2011 - Read the report here.

Issue 2, June 2012 - Read the report here.

Issue 2 update, Dec 2012 - Read the report here.

Issue 3, June 2013 - Read the report here.

Issue 3 update, Nov 2013 - Read the report here.

 

Cost of Living and Pensioner Households Report

Issue 1, August 2013 - Read the report here.

A basic standard of living is one that goes beyond survival, it provides an opportunity for quality of life and access to a modest number of things that contribute to social inclusion and wellbeing.