All Australians should be able to live with dignity in their community of choice. This year, Australia’s fourteenth annual Anti-Poverty Week is 15th – 21st October. Read more about Anti-Poverty Week on this week’s In the Spotlight. On United Nations’ International Day to Eradicate Poverty, 17th October, Micah Projects will be hosting a half-day public forum from 9.30am – 1pm to address the issues of financial hardship, inequality, homelessness and isolation. Kay McGrath will MC the forum, with guest speakers Dr Richard Dennis, Chief Economist, The Australia Institute; Dr Cassandra Goldie, CEO, Australian Council of Social Services (ACOSS); and the Hon. Jackie Trad, Deputy Premier, Minister for Transport and Minister for Infrastructure and Planning and Member for South Brisbane. Book your ticket online or contact Margie Gamble for more information about complementary tickets for those experiencing financial hardship.