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Australian government criticised for ‘hands off’ approach to pandemic policymaking

Luke Michael, Monday, 15th February 2021 -  Researchers say Australia’s COVID-19 housing and homelessness response lacks the multi-level coordination of other nations                   There has been a “fundamental absence of

Federal government urged to invest in Australia’s post-COVID recovery

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 10th February 2021 -  ACOSS has outlined its six steps for recovery and renewal The policy vigour and community-minded approach shown by the Morrison government during Australia’s COVID-19 response

Return to school costs, 100 Families WA, and making a decision on JobSeeker

Contributor, Wednesday, 3rd February 2021 -  All the latest news from the Councils of Social Service of Australia.

ACOSS

ACOSS is calling on the Morrison government to make the right and smart decision on JobSeeker. At the National

Cuts to the coronavirus supplement, new houses left empty and 550 reasons to smile

Contributor, Wednesday, 20th January 2021 -  All the latest news from the Councils of Social Service of Australia.

ACOSS

ACOSS drew national attention to the federal government’s decision to cut income support on the first day

Social reinvestment, Woolies alcohol megastore, and working to make ends meet

Contributor, Wednesday, 16th December 2020 -  All the latest news from the Councils of Social Service of Australia.

ACOSS

The federal government’s latest cut to the coronavirus supplement, which last week passed the Parliament,

Morrison government unveils ‘significant and far-reaching’ fundraising reforms

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 16th December 2020 -  A new fundraising model is set to reduce the administrative and financial burden for charities      Sector leaders are celebrating a major win in the battle to fix fundraising regulation,

Charities paying for access – Never okay? Or a necessary evil?

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 16th December 2020 -  Charities are being warned to steer clear from paying to attend political functions amid concerns this could put an organisation’s reputation at risk      Gaining access to government

Social sector slams decision to extend ‘dehumanising’ cashless welfare card

Luke Michael, Thursday, 10th December 2020 -  “The Morrison government has failed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people once again,” one community leader says.  Community groups are dismayed by the Senate’s decision

Finding ground, new policy networks and a holiday message for government

Contributor, Wednesday, 2nd December 2020 -  All the latest news from the Councils of Social Service of Australia.

ACOSS

With federal parliament this week set to debate the government’s plan to cut income support at Christmas

JobSeeker boost hasn’t impacted the rates of people seeking work, economists say

Luke Michael, Friday, 27th November 2020 -  Community groups are strongly opposed to the government’s planned cuts to the JobSeeker payment               The higher rate of JobSeeker during the coronavirus pandemic has

State budgets, a social housing construction blitz, and 16 days to end gender-based violence

Contributor, Wednesday, 18th November 2020 -  All the latest news from the Councils of Social Service of Australia.

ACOSS 

ACOSS pays tribute to the determination of all who campaigned and challenged their unlawful debts via

Anti-poverty advocates slam ‘cruel’ welfare cuts

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 10th November 2020 -  Prime Minister Scott Morrison says keeping the current supplement rate would “hold Australia back”    Community groups are dismayed by the federal government’s decision to slash
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