Tag : Welfare reform

Failing Welfare System Highlights Need for Reform: Greens

Staff Reporter, Monday, 15th August 2011 -  Green Senator Rachel Siewert.  
Photo: Ryan Witcombe 
A sharp increase in the number of people being turned away from community support services highlights the need for…

Welfare Reform in a Tight Budget

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 11th May 2011 -  The 2011 Federal Budget has a strong focus on moving people off welfare and into the workforce, through measures such as providing wage subsidies for the long-term unemployed and…

Sector Crisis Meeting On Budget

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 28th April 2011 -  Leading community service and consumer groups – including Australia's major charities, disability organisations, representatives of single parents, and people…

Government Defends Income Management Scheme

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 23rd June 2010 -    The Rudd Government has defended its income management scheme in the Northern Territory which is set to be rolled out nationally despite strong criticism from the welfare…
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