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ACOSS Campaign On Newstart Surges Ahead

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 6th March 2012 - 
The '$35 a day is not enough!' campaign calls for an increase to income support allowance. Photo: ACOSS Over 100 Australian Not for Profit organisations and 400 individuals…

Keeping the Dole Low Will Increase Hardship, Not Employment – Disability Groups

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 12th January 2012 -  People with Disability Australia (PWD) and the Australian Federation of Disability Organisations (ADFO) have expressed disappointment about comments made by Federal Employment…

Newstart Recipients Living in Poverty

Staff Reporter, Friday, 21st October 2011 -  If their income was reduced to $243 per week – the unemployment payment – more than 60% of Australians would stop buying fresh food and almost half would not visit a doctor…

Carbon Tax Plan Supports Low Income Australians

Staff Reporter, Monday, 11th July 2011 -  Not for Profit organisations have welcomed the Gillard Government’s carbon tax plan, applauding the compensation measures aimed at low income Australians who will be the…
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