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Call to Prevent Charities Becoming ‘Dumping Ground’ for Unusable Goods

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 10th January 2017 -  Charity op-shops and the NSW environment minister are urging the public to help prevent turning charities into a “dumping ground” for unusable goods in the wake of the Christmas period.

Welfare Charity Slams ‘Poverty Shaming’

Wendy Williams, Monday, 9th January 2017 -  Welfare charity Anglicare has condemned recent “poverty shaming” targeting elderly citizens in the wake of changes to the aged pension. In an opinion piece published by Fairfax

Social Services Minister Denies Job Shortage

Ellie Cooper, Friday, 18th November 2016 -  Minister for Social Services Christian Porter says he does not “statistically” accept the gap between the number of people seeking employment and the number of available jobs. Speaking

Housing Affordability Must be Linked to Infrastructure Agenda

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 6th October 2016 -  Any new strategies to address housing affordability and homelessness should be linked to Australia’s infrastructure agenda, according to sector leaders at a community forum in

The Costs of Youth Homelessness in Australia

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 28th April 2016 -  A Not for Profit funded landmark Australian study has found that early intervention in preventing homelessness could save more than $600 million per year in youth justice and health

Housing Affordability for Young People Worsening

Ellie Cooper, Thursday, 21st April 2016 -  Less than 0.1 per cent of rental properties are affordable for a single person on Newstart or Youth Allowance, Anglicare’s Rental Affordability Snapshot has revealed. The welfare

Welfare Groups Urge PM to Tackle Poverty

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 12th October 2015 -  The peak welfare bodies across Australia have called for a national plan to tackle growing poverty in Australia, including setting targets to ensure the incomes of the lowest earners…

Housing Affordability Must be a National Focus

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 5th May 2015 -  The release of Anglicare’s Rental Affordability Snapshot shows just how dire the situation is for many Australians simply trying to keep a roof over their heads, writes Shadow

Chronic Housing Stress: Out of Control

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 30th April 2015 -  Anglicare’s Rental Affordability Snapshot reveals chronic housing stress across Australia and the welfare Not for Profit warns that the situation is now “out of control”.…

NFPs Call for Release of Mental Health Review

Xavier Smerdon, Wednesday, 15th April 2015 -  Key mental health Not for Profits have called for the full release of the leaked National Mental Health Commission’s Review into Australia’s mental health services.…

Govt Tendering Inquiry Submissions Call for Significant Change

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 7th April 2015 -  The Senate Inquiry into the Federal Government’s community service tendering processes by the Department of Social Services received 84 submissions by the March closing…

Youth Support a Circuit Breaker

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 14th October 2014 -  Support provided by social services can act as a “circuit breaker” for young people who have grown up in adversity, a report launched today by the Governor General Sir…
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