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‘It’s a heartless decision’: Morrison government reintroduces welfare mutual obligations

Luke Michael, Monday, 21st September 2020 -  Jobseekers soon face the threat of having their payments suspended  Anti-poverty advocates have slammed the federal government’s decision to reintroduce mutual obligations for

Social services minister slammed for ‘out-of-touch’ welfare comments

Luke Michael, Friday, 4th October 2019 -  Community groups are demanding Social Services Minister Anne Ruston apologise and retract comments she made suggesting that raising Newstart would give drug dealers and pub owners

These ‘job snob’ claims don’t match the evidence

Contributor, Tuesday, 6th August 2019 -  Whatever the reasons for joblessness, lack of willingness to work is not one of them, write researchers Michelle Peterie, Gaby Ramia, Greg Marston and Roger Patulny, in this article

Work for the Dole Denounced as ‘Demonstrable Failure’ as Govt Announces Crackdown

Wendy Williams, Monday, 1st May 2017 -  The social sector has reiterated calls to abolish the Work for the Dole program describing it as a “demonstrable failure” amid claims the government is set to crackdown on people who

Gender Pay Gap Narrows Year On Year

Wendy Williams, Friday, 19th August 2016 -  The gender pay gap in Australia has narrowed slightly year on year, according to the latest data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Figures released on Thursday show

Govt Youth Jobs Path Offers Opportunity – NFP

Lina Caneva, Monday, 9th May 2016 -  Not for Profit peak body Jobs Australia has welcomed key changes to the employment services announced in the federal budget, including the move away from mandatory Work for the Dole

NFPs to Deliver Programs to Prepare Parents for Work

Staff Reporter, Monday, 14th March 2016 -  The Federal Government has announced the Not for Profit recipients who will deliver a new initiative to assist parents with young children in preparing for future employment. The

Government Youth Job Initiatives Announced

Staff Reporter, Monday, 7th March 2016 -  The Federal Government has announced the first organisations to deliver the new Empowering YOUth Initiatives, which will provide a range of innovative ways to help vulnerable…

Independent Report finds Work for the Dole Effective

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 17th November 2015 -  An independent evaluation of the Work for the Dole pilot has found the program was effective in helping participants gain confidence and self-esteem and learn skills such as team-work,…

Stott Despoja Goes Global for Women and Girls

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 17th December 2013 -  Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has appointed former Democrats leader and Not for Profit executive Natasha Stott Despoja as Australia’s Global Ambassador for Women and Girls. …
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