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Drug testing trial a red herring

6 Sep 2019 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia's Executive Director Kasy Chambers has called for the abandonment of the Government's proposed welfare drug tests, calling them a distraction from failures of the social security system. “There has been unprecedented outcry over the low rate of Newstart and failures of the robodebt system in recent months. Dredging up this bill now looks like a red herring,” Ms Chambers said.

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Anglicare Australia seeks commitments for quality, affordable aged care

13 May 2019 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia has released open letters to the Federal Government and Opposition today seeking commitments for quality, affordable aged care. Anglicare Australia Executive Director Kasy Chambers said older Australians deserve to know what the next government proposes to do to improve aged care.

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Anglicare Australia releases Rental Affordability Snapshot: All parties must commit to affordable housing

29 Apr 2019 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia is calling on Federal and state governments to invest in housing for people on the lowest incomes. The call is made as Anglicare Australia releases its Rental Affordability Snapshot. The Snapshot surveyed over 69,000 rental listings across Australia and found that there is a chronic shortage of affordable rentals across Australia.

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Anglicare Australia seeks election commitments for a fairer country

11 Apr 2019 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia has called on the Federal Government and Opposition to sign on to key commitments to make Australia fairer ahead of the Federal Election. Anglicare Australia Executive Director Kasy Chambers said Australians want action on poverty before tax cuts.

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