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Anglicare Australia launches Jobs Availability Snapshot

16 Oct 2019 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Over half a million people have been suspended from Centrelink payments for not trying hard enough to land a job – but Anglicare Australia’s Jobs Availability Snapshot shows that the jobs just aren't there. Released today, the Snapshot measures how many jobs are available for people who don't have qualifications or work experience.

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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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