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Age and disability pensioners struggle to pay the rent

3 Sep 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia says the rental market is failing people on the age and disability support pensions. This follows the release of Anglicare Australia’s Rental Affordability Update. “Older people and people with disability are at greater risk during this pandemic. But instead of getting more support, they’ve been left behind,” said Anglicare Australia Executive Director Kasy Chambers.

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Report shows that JobSeeker increase is urgent

2 Sep 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia says the Inequality in Australia report, released by the Australian Council of Social Service today, shows that cutting JobSeeker would worsen inequality. Anglicare Australia is a partner in the report. “This report should shock all Australians. We are a rich country, yet the wealth gap is getting bigger and bigger,” said Anglicare Australia Executive Director Kasy Chambers.

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Survey shows rental hardship is a ticking time bomb

6 Aug 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia has called for urgent relief for renters. The call follows the release of a new survey released by Better Renting. “Renters are bearing the brunt 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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Anglicare Australia joins Raise the Age campaign – and calls for action on child imprisonment

28 Jul 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia has said that Attorneys-General across Australia have missed a major opportunity to keep children safe and out of prison. “Anglicare Australia works with children and families across the country. We know that they do best when they are supported, nurtured and loved,” said Anglicare Australia Acting Executive Director Imogen Ebsworth.

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JobSeeker announcement takes away peoples’ hope

21 Jul 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia says changes to JobSeeker will push people into poverty when they should be planning for their future. “Changes to JobSeeker will push Australians into poverty just as they need to be getting on their feet,” said Anglicare Australia Acting Executive Director Imogen Ebsworth.

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