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Job Vacancy: General Manager, Community Services (Hobart)

17 Nov 2017 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Tasmania is seeking a full-time General Manager of Community Services. The position will lead and manage our Community Services staff and operations in order to ensure quality services are provided and to facilitate the ongoing development, growth and continuous improvement of these services.

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Church Community Service Providers Condemn Welfare Bill

14 Nov 2017 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

UnitingCare Australia, Catholic Social Services Australia and Anglicare Australia have joined together to condemn the Federal Government’s Welfare Reform Bill saying a majority of the measures contained within the Bill will further punish and demonises people who are already on low incomes and need support.

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Government must abandon cruel welfare changes

17 Aug 2017 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia is calling on Parliament to reject the Government’s proposed welfare changes, which are due to be debated. “Australians on low incomes are struggling to make ends meet. But instead of offering relief, the Government is scapegoating people in need,” said Anglicare Australia Executive Director Kasy Chambers.

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Anglicare Australia responds to proposed welfare cuts

7 Aug 2017 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia has made submissions in response to the government's proposed welfare reforms. ​These changes could cut nearly half a billion dollars in proposed cuts to Australia’s shrinking social security net. Disturbingly, these savage and unnecessary cuts are accompanied by a deliberate revival of a culture of paternalism towards people on government payments.

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Charities must be able to speak up

4 Aug 2017 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia is opposing moves to regulate or cut back on the advocacy work of charities. "The best use of tax deductible donations is the support of advocacy by charities and community sector organisations," Acting Executive Director of Anglicare Australia Roland Manderson said.

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