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Renters still waiting for relief

7 Apr 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia says that today’s Code of Conduct on leases has left out residential renters, focusing instead on businesses and commercial tenants. “Renters are on the frontline of this downturn. Many are losing their incomes, and some are scared of being forced out of their homes,” said Anglicare Australia Executive Director Kasy Chambers.

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Charity workers must not be left out of JobKeeper payments

6 Apr 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia says the government’s JobKeeper wage subsidy could leave thousands of charity workers behind. “Charities are seeing huge falls in their income – but the JobKeeper scheme will still leave many of their workers out,” said Anglicare Australia Executive Director Kasy Chambers.

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Wage subsidies are only the start

31 Mar 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia says the government’s wage subsidy is a good start – but more must be done to support those in need. “Countless Australians work in industries that have been hit by this crisis,” said Anglicare Australia Executive Director Kasy Chambers.

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Eviction moratorium will protect millions of Australians

30 Mar 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia has said that the moratorium on evictions, announced by the Prime Minister, will offer protection for millions of renters. “This is a major step forward, offering security to millions of Australians,” said Anglicare Australia Executive Director Kasy Chambers.

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Time to guarantee every Australian a basic income

19 Mar 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Every Australian must be guaranteed a basic income to assist during this unprecedented public health challenge. Anglicare Australia is calling for the Federal Government to overhaul its income payments in this time of unprecedented health and economic crisis.

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Housing projects and Newstart increase needed to boost the economy

10 Mar 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia has called on cabinet to include action on Newstart and social housing in its stimulus package. “For months, experts and economists have been telling the government that the best way to boost the economy is to raise the rate of Newstart. Now is the time to act,” said Anglicare Australia Executive Director Kasy Chambers.

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Report shows that Newstart increase is urgent

21 Feb 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia says the Poverty in Australia report, released by the Australian Council of Social Service today, shows the urgent need to raise Newstart. Anglicare Australia is a partner in the report.

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Cashless welfare card must be suspended in the wake of fires

9 Jan 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia has called for the cashless welfare card to suspended indefinitely for those affected by the bushfire crisis. “People must be able to get essential supplies to live and adapt in the wake of the bushfires,” said Anglicare Australia’s Executive Director Kasy Chambers.

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How to get help in the bushfires - and how you can help others

8 Jan 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Bushfires continue to burn in Australia’s worst fire season yet. Many people are now left without shelter, food, water and everyday essentials. Here is some information on where to get help if you have been effected, and where you can donate or volunteer with us to assist people and communities impacted by these terrible fires.

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