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Our disadvantaged areas revealed



A new report has revealed Maryborough to be one of the most disadvantaged areas in Victoria.

New research released by the University of Canberra has looked at issues including low income, jobless parents and youth unemployment.

The central Victorian town is listed in Band One of disadvantaged areas, which also includes Mildura North and the Melbourne suburb of Broadmeadows.

Bendigo was listed in Band two.