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A lightweight and meaningless Budget

3 May 2016 by Anglicare Australia | Media Releases

“This year’s Budget is lightweight, with next to nothing on what we see as the vital issues – affordable housing, secure work and adequate income,” Anglicare Australia Executive Director, Kasy Chambers said today.

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Too many still locked out of affordable housing

21 Apr 2016 by Anglicare Australia | Media Releases Rental Affordability Snapshot

“For seven years now, Anglicare Australia has provided national statistics that clearly show low income earners are unable to afford to rent privately, and even more Australians are being pushed out of the housing market,” Anglicare Australia Executive Director, Kasy Chambers, said today after releasing the 2016 Rental Affordability Snapshot.

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Australia's inequality must be tackled

17 Mar 2016 by Anglicare Australia | Media Releases Inequality

“Anglicare Australia has for years called for public policy debates that frame economic outcomes as the measure of good social and environmental policy, and that economic activity is not an end in itself,” Executive Director, Kasy Chambers said today.

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Child care package bad for vulnerable families

17 Feb 2016 by Anglicare Australia | Media Releases

In its submission to the Senate inquiry into the Jobs for Families Child Care Package, Anglicare Australia urged the government to reconsider those parts of the Bill that will negatively impact on children in the most disadvantaged and vulnerable families.

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Let's resist mean-spirited cuts

16 Feb 2016 by Anglicare Australia | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia’s recent submission addressing the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Family Payments Structural Reform and Participation Measures) Bill (No. 2) 2015 points to the cost to the poorest families of the government’s proposed amendments to Youth Allowance and Family Tax Benefits (FTB).

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