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Keeping the lights on—a community capacity perspective

Keeping the lights on—a community capacity perspective

With all the media attention on energy policy over the last few months, we  take a look at the issue from a social impact perspective. It has been largely left to a few of the larger NGOs to advocate for those who really face the brunt of rising power bills—people and families on low incomes, the long-term unemployed those living with disabilities or chronic health conditions, pensioners, students amongst others.

What does disadvantage look like in Queensland?

What does disadvantage look like in Queensland?

In Queensland, those populations considered to be socially disadvantaged are more likely to face a range of socioeconomic issues and conditions that affect their opportunities to thrive. We explore some of the data illustrating these relationships.