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Report shows it’s time to tackle inequality

31 Jul 2018 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia says the Inequality in Australia report, released by the Australian Council of Social Service today, is yet more evidence of inequality in Australia. “Inequality is real – and this report shows that it’s worse than many people think,” said Anglicare Australia Acting Executive Director Roland Manderson.

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Urgent action needed to stop renters retiring into poverty

2 May 2018 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia has called for urgent action to stop renters from retiring into poverty, following the release of the Rental Affordability Snapshot this week. “Security and affordability is important for all renters – but particularly for older people who hope to enjoy a comfortable retirement,” Executive Director Kasy Chambers said

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Evidence of Robodebt failures can no longer be ignored

4 Apr 2018 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia has again called for the Centrelink automated debt recovery process to be suspended. The call is made following Professor Terry Carney's scathing analysis of the program. “From the start, this system has had no human oversight,” said Anglicare Australia Executive Director Kasy Chambers.

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Budget must tackle superannuation tax breaks for the rich

3 Apr 2018 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

A new analysis shows that Australia spends nearly $21 billion each year on superannuation concessions and tax breaks for the wealthiest 20% of Australians. “For years, we have been told that superannuation tax breaks and concessions are about helping ‘average’ Australians. Our research shows that is simply not true,” said Anglicare Australia Executive Director Kasy Chambers.

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