Green’s Dictionary of Slang

povvo n.

(Aus.) an impoverished, poor individual.

J. Factor Kidspeak 164: povo (2) n a person who doesn’t pay their share.
OnLine Dict. of Playground Sl. [Internet] pov, povvo n. Similar to a ‘gippo’ or a ‘piker’, but far, far worse. A pov is easily recognised by a home-done hair cut, supermarket trainers, an ear stud at the age of eight and a permanent smell such as that of mushy peas, cheese or even urine.
Martino & Pallotta-Chiarolli So What’s a Boy? 38: However, Damien indicates that those who are bullied also retaliate with comments such as: ‘Oh you’re a povvo, you can’t even afford proper pants’ .
Google Groups: We Gotta Pair 8 Dec. [Internet] We know there’s a good chance you’re one of the first people to have bought the app [...] when it first came out. If so, we hope this act of generosity doesn’t nark you too much. We’re trying to do a nice thing for the povvos on this list.