A new report from the World Literacy Foundation found out COVID has severely impacted literacy worldwide, with loses up to US$1.19 trillion into the economy.

And Australia isn’t too behind this statistic. We have lost more than $18 billion in its economy because of this issue.

Produced By: Eduardo Jordan

Featured In Story: Darryn Keneally – Chairperson from World Literacy Foundation

First aired on The Wire, Thursday 8 September 2022