Australian Community Sector Survey 2022

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Housing insecurity, mental health challenges, and difficulties experienced by children and families came through strongly in survey results as persistent problems, in particular for groups with disability and those from non-English speaking backgrounds.

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Many participants reported that job insecurity had affected staff in their organisation in 2021. 32% had seen job losses or non-renewal of contracts, 29% reported loss of work for casual or fixed term staff, 20% reported reduced hours for paid staff, and 17% had observed a freeze on staff recruitment.

Two in five participants (41%) said they worry about the future of their job.

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Data reveals enormous pressure and strain on community sector workers in 2021 as demand rose. Workload increased while job security and pay rates remained low, leading community sector workers and leaders to offset funding shortfalls by performing large amounts of unpaid work.

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