Australia's wealth divide was already increasing before coronavirus pandemic: report

Andrew Brown
By Andrew Brown
Updated September 5 2020 - 8:45pm, first published 6:30pm
The nation's unemployment rate was at 7.4 per cent in June. Picture: Shutterstock

The gap between Australia's richest and poorest has widened further, even before considering the impact of coronavirus, new research has found.

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Andrew Brown

Andrew Brown

Journalist

I've been part of the Canberra Times since 2016, after reporting at local papers in Sydney's north-west. Since starting at the paper I've had stints on the Sunday Times, on the early morning breaking news round, and now as a general reporter, covering the ins and outs of anything and everything happening in Canberra, with a focus on health.