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New Report Says Wealth Inequality Increasing in Australia

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 31st July 2018 -  The top 1 per cent in Australia receives as much income in a fortnight as the lowest 5 per cent gets in a year, according to new research, which says wealth inequality in Australia is increasing.

Cashless Welfare Card Effectiveness Questioned by New Report

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 18th July 2018 -  The government’s approach to monitoring and evaluating its controversial cashless welfare card trial is inadequate, an auditor-general report says, leaving its effectiveness

Remote Indigenous Housing Under Threat

Luke Michael, Monday, 9th July 2018 -  The Turnbull government has been urged to renew its investment in remote Indigenous housing, with the completion of the National Partnership on Remote Housing leaving several states

Insights From Australia’s Annual Welfare Snapshot

Paul Carter, Wednesday, 4th July 2018 -  An annual snapshot of Australia’s welfare landscape shows its cost to the nation is relatively stable, the number of people on welfare is in decline and while there is an increase…

Local Councils Across Australia Support Raise to Newstart

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 20th June 2018 -  The campaign to raise Newstart has gained further momentum, after delegates from local councils across Australia passed a motion urging the federal government to raise the income

Recognising The Community Sector’s Unsung Heroes

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 19th June 2018 -  Community sector leaders who have made a real difference to the lives of disadvantaged Australians are in the spotlight, with nominations open for the 2018 HESTA Community Sector

Welfare Advocates Push Back Against ‘Divisive’ Migrants Bill

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 12th June 2018 -  An alliance of more than 30 peak bodies and welfare groups have called on the Senate to reject legislation which would force new migrants to wait four years to access various social…

Community Support Renews Pressure on Major Parties to Raise Newstart

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 6th June 2018 -  New polling has suggested more than two-thirds of Australians support raising Newstart, with community groups and political advocates putting pressure on the major parties to

Newstart Recipients Living on $17 a Day After Accommodation Costs

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 23rd May 2018 -  The Salvation Army has urged the federal government to raise the level of Newstart, after new research revealed the average recipient was living on just $17 a day after accommodation

The Welfare Sector is the Biggest Loser

Leon Gettler, Wednesday, 9th May 2018 -  While Scott Morrison’s third budget has focused on low and middle income earners with its tax cuts, it is quite clear that the welfare sector is the big loser. Indeed, ACOSS CEO Cassandra

Senate Committee Endorses Plans to Drug Test Welfare Recipients

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 8th May 2018 -  A Senate inquiry has endorsed the Turnbull government’s plans to drug test welfare recipients, in the face of sustained criticism from health experts and the community sector.    
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