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Youth support a circuit breaker

14 Oct 2014 by Anglicare Australia | Media Releases Youth

Anglicare Australia’s 2014 State of the Family report, officially launched at Anglicare Sydney, Sadleir, today by the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Crosgrove, clearly demonstrates the value of social service support for disadvantaged young people, and the need to extend that support beyond the age of 18.

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An Anglicare response to the Royal Commission

16 Sep 2014 by Anglicare Australia | Media Releases Royal Commission

Anglicare Australia today released a resource that details the organisational ‘family tree’ of those organisations in the Anglicare Australia network offering or that have offered institutional care to children and young people.

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Setting the bar for welfare reform

8 Aug 2014 by Anglicare Australia | Media Releases Welfare Reform

Australia’s Major Church Providers are today lodging submissions on the Welfare Review Interim Report, and are encouraging the reference panel to keep top-of-mind some key themes and principles when reviewing feedback.

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United stand on Welfare Review response

4 Aug 2014 by Anglicare Australia | Media Releases Welfare Reform

In the lead-up to the submission deadline for the Interim Report on Welfare Reform (8 August), Australia’s major church providers have released a statement of key principles for a fair and effective welfare system.

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More jobs, not just job applications

28 Jul 2014 by Anglicare Australia | Media Releases Poverty Unemployment

Commenting on the proposed new employment services model released today, Anglicare Australia’s acting Executive Director, Roland Manderson said he would be pleased if more money were to be injected into supporting people into work but warned that pushing them into low paid, short term work, or merely applying for jobs they cannot win, is not the solution.

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Unemployment: looking beyond supply and demand

10 Jul 2014 by Anglicare Australia | Media Releases Poverty Unemployment

New research commissioned by Anglicare Australia and released in Canberra today clearly shows that people out of work for the long term need individual skills and capability development to help them find and sustain a job, rather than simply being matched to job vacancies.

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Interim report a stalking horse

30 Jun 2014 by Anglicare Australia | Media Releases Newstart Welfare Reform

Anglicare Australia acting Executive Director, Roland Manderson today warned that the interim report on welfare reform (McClure) could be used as a stalking horse to further stigmatise the most disadvantaged members of Australian society.

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A backward Budget

13 May 2014 by Anglicare Australia | Media Releases Budget

Anglicare Australia Executive Director, Kasy Chambers has described this year’s Budget as backward.

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