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  • Government plans for Community Housing hopeful but raise ongoing questions

    10 Mar 2017 by Beth Doherty | Media Releases

    The Coalition government has announced that it will consider creating a new affordable housing body to assist renters and those on lower incomes in accessing community housing. Executive Director of Anglicare Australia Kasy Chambers appreciates the Government’s commitment to doing more work on a range of issues to improve housing affordability. She said today that collaboration between all levels of Government, as well as the private and community sectors is crucial to creating a workable system.
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  • Senate Economics References Committee Inquiry into the non-payment of the Superannuation Guarantee

    20 Feb 2017 by Beth Doherty | Media Releases

    Anglicare Australia welcomed the opportunity to respond to this inquiry into the non-payment of the Superannuation Guarantee. From our work across a diversity of services, including employment services, disability services, emergency relief and housing, we know that the income issues some people face at retirement reflect their working lives, battles with health, various caring responsibilities, and experience of deep and persistent disadvantage prior to retirement. Given the nature of the care and services Anglicare members provide, and the human insights we gain from it, this submission will focus in particular on the effect of the non-payment of the superannuation guarantee on low income workers and their retirement incomes. To read our submission, click here
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  • Common Sense for the Common Good – Stop the Trade off in Essential Services

    16 Feb 2017 by Beth Doherty | Media Releases

    Anglicare Australia joined with ACOSS and a range of community organisations this week to oppose the Government’s Omnibus Bill that would see vulnerable people losing income benefits in order to pay for other essential services including childcare and the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS.) “Anglicare Australia serves around one in 25 vulnerable Australians, many of whom rely on income support such as Carers’ Payments, Parenting Payments, Disability Support Payments and Family Tax Benefits. Some are looking for help from the NDIS. Some need better access to childcare” Anglicare Australia’s Executive Director Kasy Chambers said today.
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