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  • Employment services are failing older Australians

    22 Oct 2019 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

    Anglicare Australia is calling for an overhaul of employment services for older people. The call follows the release of the Anglicare Australia Jobs Availability Snapshot. “The job market isn’t working for everyone. It’s failing people who need the most help to find work – our research shows that at least five disadvantaged jobseekers are competing for each job at their level,” said Acting Executive Director of Anglicare Australia Roland Manderson.
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  • Anglicare Australia launches Jobs Availability Snapshot

    16 Oct 2019 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

    Over half a million people have been suspended from Centrelink payments for not trying hard enough to land a job – but Anglicare Australia’s Jobs Availability Snapshot shows that the jobs just aren't there. Released today, the Snapshot measures how many jobs are available for people who don't have qualifications or work experience.
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  • Anglicare Australia calls for Robodebt system to be suspended

    9 Oct 2019 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

    Anglicare Australia will today call for Centrelink’s Robodebt system to be suspended at a Senate committee hearing. “The Robodebt system has no human oversight – and it puts the onus onto ordinary people to correct robotised mistakes,” said Anglicare Australia Executive Director Kasy Chambers.
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