Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 17th August 2016 -
Welfare peak body, the Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) has urged the federal government to double the proposed tax offset for people on low incomes to deliver better superannuation retirement incomes.
Wendy Williams, Thursday, 12th May 2016 -
Australia’s poorest families will be hardest hit by the federal budget when the new measures come into place, a new report from the Australian National University has revealed.
John Falzon, Wednesday, 4th May 2016 -
The treasurer wants Australians to live within our means. But this budget does nothing to give ordinary people the means to live, writes Dr John Falzon, national CEO of the St Vincent de Paul Society.
Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 4th May 2016 -
Disability advocacy group People with Disability Australia (PWDA) has strongly rejected the budget measures that link a fully funded National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) with the need to cut welfare spending.
Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 4th May 2016 -
Leading organisations for social investment and social business have welcomed the federal government's approach to innovation in the budget, which includes a $96.1 million fund to test innovative policies that engage the private sector.