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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,…

An Ode to Those ‘Rich in Brokenness and Brimming With Dreams’

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 15th December 2016 -  National CEO of the St Vincent de Paul Society, Dr John Falzon has responded to former prime minister Tony Abbott’s crackdown on people who receive disability support by penning a…

Questions of Equality Dominate New Parliament

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 30th August 2016 -  Welfare payments, discrimination laws and same-sex marriage are set to feature on the agenda of Australia’s 45th parliament. MPs and Senators were sworn in on Tuesday morning, almost

Welfare Groups Concerned Over Proposed Cuts to Family Payments

Staff Reporter, Friday, 4th May 2012 -  Speculation that the Federal Government will cut welfare payments to families in order to return a surplus in next week’s budget would worsen poverty in Australia, according…
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