Australia’s most troubled suburbs

When looking to buy a new property it’s important to research the amenities and demographics for the suburb in which you’re about to invest.

A small number of communities across Australia have disproportionately high levels of unemployment, low family income and education, housing stress, domestic violence and prison admissions according to the latest report by Jesuit Social Services and Catholic Social Services Australia.

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New South Wales
Most disadvantaged areas: Brewarrina, Claymore, Lightning Ridge, Walgett, Wilcannia and Windale.
Why: 11 NSW postcodes account for 21.4 per cent of the most disadvantaged rank positions.
Dominant factors in these postcodes include criminal convictions, unemployment, no internet access, domestic violence, lack of qualifications and young adults not fully engaged in work or study.

Victoria
Most disadvantaged areas: Broadmeadows, Corio, Doveton, Frankston North, Maryborough and Morwell.
Why: 11 postcodes account for 13.7 per cent of the most disadvantaged rank positions.
Dominant factors include unemployment, criminal convictions, disability, low education and child maltreatment, family violence and psychiatric admissions.

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Queensland
Most disadvantaged areas: Aurukun, Doomadgee, Kowanyama, Mornington, Worrabinda and Yarrabah.
Why: 11 statistical local areas account for 26 per cent of the most disadvantaged rank positions. Eight of these SLAs are considered ‘very remote.’
Dominant factors include young adults not fully engaged in work or study, long-term unemployment, prison admissions, no internet access, low family income and criminal convictions.

Western Australia

Most disadvantaged areas: Derby-West Kimberley, Halls Creek, Meekatharra, Menzies, Mt Magnet, Ngaanyatjarraku and Wyndham-East Kimberley.
Why: Six local government areas account for 28.6 per cent of the most disadvantaged rank positions.
Dominant factors include no internet access, young adults not fully engaged in work or study, overall education, Year 3 reading and prison admissions.

South Australia
Most disadvantaged areas: Anangu Pitjantjatjara, Coober Pedy, Maralinga Tjarutja, Peterborough, Playford – Elizabeth and Whyalla.
Why: Seven statistical local areas account for 57 per cent of the most disadvantaged rank positions.
Dominant factors include unemployment, long-term unemployment, overall level of education, criminal convictions and young adults not fully engaged in work or study.

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Northern Territory
Most disadvantaged areas: Tiwi Islands, MacDonnell, Barkly, Victoria-Daly, Central Desert, Roper Gulf and Belyuen.
Why: Four statistical local areas account for 47 per cent of the most disadvantaged rank positions.
Only one of 16 statistical local areas recorded no ‘most disadvantaged’ rankings.

Tasmania
Most disadvantaged areas: Central Highlands, Southern Midlands, Brighton, George Town, Tasman, Derwent Valley and Glenorchy.
Why: Six local government areas account for 80 per cent of the most disadvantaged rank positions.
Dominant factors include criminal convictions, long-term unemployment, juvenile offending, young adults not fully engaged in work or study, disability and low family income.

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Australian Capital Territory
Most disadvantaged areas: Fyshwick, Pialligo, Symonston, Charnwood, Dunlop, Florey, Flynn and Fraser.
Why: Two postcodes account for 25 per cent of the most disadvantaged rank positions.
Dominant factors include rental stress, limited qualifications, low family income, no internet access, limited work skills, disability and unemployment.

 

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