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Newstart Recipients Living on $17 a Day After Accomodation 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

Greens “Stunt” to Raise Welfare Payments Rejected

Luke Michael, Thursday, 10th May 2018 -  A Greens push to increase Newstart and Youth Allowance by $75 a week has been voted down in the Senate, after Labor and the Coalition voted against the motion described by critics as

Anglicare Finds Chronic Shortage of Affordable Rentals for Welfare Recipients

Luke Michael, Monday, 30th April 2018 -  A new report has revealed a chronic shortage of affordable rentals across Australia, with less than 0.01 per cent of rental properties found to be affordable for a single person on

Time for an Independent Umpire on Income Support

Marcia Balzer, Thursday, 26th April 2018 -  Baptist Care Australia executive director Marcia Balzer makes the case for an independent umpire to set income support payments and stop them being used as a political tool. How much

New Report Renews Calls to Raise Welfare Payments

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 17th April 2018 -  A new study has found the estimated costs of raising children in Australia have risen substantially over the past two decades, leading to renewed calls for an increase in Newstart

Government Called to Remedy “Abysmally Low” Welfare Payments

Luke Michael, Thursday, 9th November 2017 -  Prominent Jesuit priest and human rights lawyer, Father Frank Brennan, has called on Australia’s political leaders to remedy “abysmally low” Newstart and Youth Allowance

Real Pies Used to Highlight Low Newstart Payments for Jobseekers

Luke Michael, Thursday, 2nd November 2017 -  A grassroots campaign is using real pies to highlight low Newstart payments and to ask if unemployed Australians are receiving their fair slice. The Brotherhood of St Laurence joined

Charities Say Inadequate Income Support Payments are Leading to Poverty

Luke Michael, Thursday, 28th September 2017 -  Mission Australia, St Vincent de Paul Society National Council and Anglicare Australia say inadequate income support payments are leading Australians into poverty, which comes

New Budget Standards Show Australia’s Social Safety Net is Inadequate

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 24th August 2017 -  Australian jobseekers relying on unemployment benefits cannot afford a basic standard of living, according to a new report, which is giving rise to calls from the social sector for

Senate Vote to Increase Income Support Payments Fails

Lina Caneva, Monday, 14th August 2017 -  The Senate has voted against an increase to the Newstart and Youth Allowance payments by $110 a fortnight, with Labor voting with the Coalition to defeat the bill presented by the Australian…

Rental Affordability Crisis Compromising People’s Right to a Home

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 27th April 2017 -  Australians on low incomes are struggling to pay rent and make ends meet, according to a new report which has prompted calls for the government to take urgent action on rental affordability

Reform Agenda Must Include Increase in Newstart – Corporate Report

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 6th December 2016 -  Global professional services firm KPMG has again called for a significant increase to the youth jobs allowance Newstart of $50 a week in its latest report called Reform Agenda for…
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