So Great a Cloud of Witnesses

Published: Friday, 31 October 2014

SoGreatACloudOfWitnessesThis book, written for ABC's 80th anniversary by Roslyn Otzen, is now available for pre-order.

Community Profile 6

Published: Wednesday, 08 October 2014

In the last of the series on the National Church Life Survey Community Social Profile, we look at “Households & Families” in the community within 2km of ABC.

  • Compared with the Australian average, this community has a lower proportion of single-person households and a higher proportion of family households.
  • About 75% of dwellings are fully owned or 'being purchased'.
  • About one-third of the local population changed address between 2006 and 2011.
  • The proportion of people providing unpaid childcare, including caring for own children, is about 35% and is the same as the Australian average.

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Community Profile 5

Published: Wednesday, 01 October 2014

In the fifth of the series on the National Church Life Survey Community Social Profile, we look at “Employment & Income” in the community within 2km of ABC.

  • Compared with the Australian average, this community has a similar proportion of people employed full-time but a much higher proportion in part-time work. There has not been significant change since 2006.
  • The proportion of workers indicating occupation as "Managers  and professionals" is much higher than the Australian average and is lower in most other categories.

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Community Profile 4

Published: Wednesday, 24 September 2014

n the fourth of the series on the National Church Life Survey Community Social Profile, we look at “Education” in the community within 2km of ABC.

Compared with other Australian regions, this community has a much higher proportion of people who have a university qualification and a moderately higher proportion currently attending a secondary school. The proportion of people currently attending university has increased significantly since 2006 while the proportion in secondary school has not changed.

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