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Anglicare Australia launches Jobs Availability Snapshot

14 Oct 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Disadvantaged jobseekers are competing with more people for fewer jobs, according to Anglicare Australia’s Jobs Availability Snapshot. Anglicare Australia Executive Director Kasy Chambers says that more people are competing for fewer entry-level jobs.

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Budget fails on infrastructure – but social housing is ready to go

8 Oct 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

The slow rollout of construction projects from Tuesday’s Budget shows that we should be investing in social housing, says Anglicare Australia. “For months, experts and economists have been calling on the Government to boost the economy with social housing. Now we’re seeing why,” said Anglicare Australia Executive Director Kasy Chambers.

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Anglicare Australia releases Federal Budget analysis

7 Oct 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Every Budget night, Anglicare Australia releases its annual budget analysis, Budget Fast Facts. It includes a Budget editorial from Anglicare Australia Executive Director Kasy Chambers, an overview of key Budget initiatives, and comments from Anglicare Australia’s team on the impacts of Budget measures.

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Budget fails to meet the moment, leaves people on low incomes high and dry

6 Oct 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia has called tonight’s Federal Budget a lost opportunity to meet the unprecedented moment we face. Anglicare Australia says that tonight’s Federal Budget has left people on the lowest incomes high and dry. “People on low incomes are on the frontline of this downturn. Many are losing their incomes, and too many are scared of losing their homes,” said Anglicare Australia Executive Director Kasy Chambers.

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Housing projects and Jobseeker increase needed to boost the economy

5 Oct 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia has called on for a boost to Jobseeker and social housing in tomorrow’s Federal Budget. “For months, experts and economists have been telling the government that the best way to boost the economy is to raise the rate of Jobseeker for good. Now is the time to act,” said Anglicare Australia Executive Director Kasy Chambers.

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Time to get serious about social housing

28 Sep 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia has joined more than 300 organisations in an open letter calling for a social housing construction boom, similar to that of the post-war era. As a partner in the Everybody’s Home campaign, we are pushing for 30,000 new homes to be built in the next four years. This will deliver much needed housing – and create some 18,000 jobs.

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Anglicare Australia's Annual Report now available

21 Sep 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia's Annual Report provides an overview of our priorities and how they have informed some of our flagship projects, including our Jobs Availability Snapshot, Rental Affordability Snapshot, the Our Better Selves project, and other work that Anglicare Australia has undertaken in the last year.

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Age and disability pensioners struggle to pay the rent

3 Sep 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia says the rental market is failing people on the age and disability support pensions. This follows the release of Anglicare Australia’s Rental Affordability Update. “Older people and people with disability are at greater risk during this pandemic. But instead of getting more support, they’ve been left behind,” said Anglicare Australia Executive Director Kasy Chambers.

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Report shows that JobSeeker increase is urgent

2 Sep 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia says the Inequality in Australia report, released by the Australian Council of Social Service today, shows that cutting JobSeeker would worsen inequality. Anglicare Australia is a partner in the report. “This report should shock all Australians. We are a rich country, yet the wealth gap is getting bigger and bigger,” said Anglicare Australia Executive Director Kasy Chambers.

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