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Households go hungry in affluent Australia

16 Oct 2012 by Anglicare Australia | Media Releases

New research estimates 45,000 households using Anglicare Emergency Relief services don’t have enough money to adequately feed their families. Of this group, adults in 22,000 households go without food for a whole day, most weeks.

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Low payment levels trap people out of work

28 Aug 2012 by Anglicare Australia | Media Releases

In evidence given at today’s Senate inquiry into the adequacy of the allowance payment system, Anglicare Australia argued that people living on Newstart Allowance (NSA) are corralled and trapped in a cycle of disadvantage by the very payment that is meant to support them.

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Decision on ACNC Commissioner builds confidence

6 Jun 2012 by Anglicare Australia | Media Releases NFP

Anglicare Australia’s Executive Director Kasy Chambers has welcomed the Government’s nomination of Susan Pascoe AM as the inaugural Commissioner of the new Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC).

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Modern aged care system closer

20 Apr 2012 by Anglicare Australia | Media Releases Aged Care

Anglicare Australia’s Executive Director Kasy Chambers has described the Australian Government’s planned reform of the aged care system announced today – Living Longer Living Better – as a vital first move towards a fair system providing high quality care when and where it is wanted.

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Insecure work doesn't make for good jobs

25 Jan 2012 by Anglicare Australia | Media Releases Employment Services

In its submission to the ACTU inquiry, In and Out: The challenges of work insecurity, Anglicare Australia argued work insecurity accentuates the disadvantage of those doing it tough, and the solution lies with government and business employers.

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