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Welfare Needs a Radical Restructuring

Eva Cox, Tuesday, 5th September 2017 -  Australia needs reforms that address the “inadequacy of victim blaming models” and far fewer secure paid jobs, writes Eva Cox AO. Welfare reform requires radical restructuring

Calls For Overhaul of Welfare System as Talk Turns to UBI

Wendy Williams, Friday, 25th August 2017 -  Australia’s social security system has come under scrutiny in a number of talks held this month exploring the future of work and basic income options. Unions NSW, the Australian Unemployed


There’s Far More To The Fair Go Than Just Economics

Eva Cox, Tuesday, 1st August 2017 -  Australia needs to consider whether values are the basis of our beliefs about inequality, writes Eva Cox Professorial Fellow University of Technology Sydney in this article first

Calls For ‘Drastic Action’ to Combat Health Impacts of Welfare System

Wendy Williams, Monday, 5th June 2017 -  The federal government is being called on to take “drastic action” to address the health impacts of “meagre welfare payments”. A coalition of community and health organisations,…


Forrest Report Ignores What Works and Why in Indigenous Policy

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 6th August 2014 -  Andrew Forrest’s recently released Review of Indigenous Training and Employment Programmes offers a unified set of proposals, however, these options could make things worse,


When Job Seekers Outnumber Jobs 5 to 1, Punitive Policy is Harmful

Staff Reporter, Monday, 14th July 2014 -  Evidence shows that long-term unemployment is more about social and physical barriers than the character of the job seeker, so the justification for punitive welfare policy becomes

ACOSS Conference Wraps Up in Sydney

Staff Reporter, Friday, 30th March 2012 - 
L-R Eva Cox, Rebecca Huntley, Adam Bandt, Annabel Crabb. Photo: Jackie Hanafie The 2012 ACOSS conference has wrapped up in Sydney, finishing with a lively panel discussion on the…
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