The Child Poverty Unit (CPU) has been established in DPMC to support the Prime Minister, Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern, as the Minister for Child Poverty Reduction.
The CPU's role includes:
- supporting the passage of the Child Poverty Reduction Bill
- supporting agencies to implement the legislation, once passed
- working with others to identify actions and policies for reducing child poverty
- providing advice on other relevant matters.
Read more about what we're doing to reduce child poverty.