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  • Housing package ignores social housing, leaves renters high and dry

    4 Jun 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

    Anglicare Australia says that today’s HomeBuilder announcement has left renters and people on low incomes high and dry. “Renters are on the frontline of this downturn. Many are losing their incomes, and some are scared of losing their homes,” said Anglicare Australia Executive Director Kasy Chambers.
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  • Social housing projects needed to boost the economy

    3 Jun 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

    Anglicare Australia has called for social housing to be included in the Federal Government’s upcoming housing package announcement expected this week. “Renters on low incomes are at the forefront of this crisis. They should be at the forefront of the response,” says Anglicare Australia Executive Director Kasy Chambers.
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  • Pre-Covid payment rates would plunge Australians into poverty

    28 May 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

    Anglicare Australia has renewed its call to raise the rate of JobSeeker (formerly Newstart) and related payments for good. The call follows the release of the Australian Council of Social Service’s Poverty in Australia report. Anglicare Australia is a partner in the research. “Countless reports have shown the need to raise the rate of these payments – for good. This one is just the latest,” said Anglicare Australia’s Executive Director Kasy Chambers.
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