Australia is divided into 6 states: New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia and Tasmania and 2 territories; the Australian Capital Territory and the Northern Territory. Australia is divided into three separate time zones.
Anti-Poverty Week is a week where all Australians are encouraged to organise or take part in an activity aiming to highlight or overcome issues of poverty and hardship here in Australia or overseas. It was established in Australia as an expansion of the UN's annual International Anti-Poverty Day on October 17. In 2013, Anti-Poverty Week will be held from the 13th to 19th October 2013.
Children and older people face the highest risk of poverty. So, why children? this reflects the high cost facing family's with children. So, why older Australians? Renting and low investment quite frequently sees the older population facing the constraints of poverty.