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Anglicare Australia opposes cutting the Energy Supplement

14 Jul 2017 by Maiy Azize | Submissions

Anglicare Australia has opposed the Government’s proposal to phase-out the Energy Supplement, which would cut income support payments for an estimated 2.2 million people. “Australia already has some of the lowest income support payments in the world,” said Anglicare Australia Acting Executive Director Roland Manderson.

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Anglicare Australia submission on Centrelink debt recovery processes

22 Mar 2017 by Anglicare Australia | Submissions

Anglicare Australia has made a submission on the to the Senate inquiry into the Design, scope, cost-benefit analysis, contracts awarded and implementation associated with the Better Management of the Social Welfare System initiative (also known as the Centrelink automated debt recovery system).

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Anglicare Australia Submission on psychosocial disability and the NDIS

27 Feb 2017 by Maiy Azize | Submissions

Anglicare Australia has made the following submission to the inquiry into the provision of services under the NDIS for people with a psychosocial disability relating to a mental health condition. In our view fundamental questions relating to the provision of services for people with psychosocial disabilities are unresolved, and require urgent attention. Further, it is essential that while these issues are being resolved, funding for community mental health programs must continue.

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