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Message to aged care workers for Aged Care Employee Day

7 Aug 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Today marks Aged Care Employee Day. It’s designed to celebrate each and every team member involved in the journey of caring for older Australians. Executive Director Kasy Chambers has sent a message of thanks to all aged care workers across the Anglicare Australia Network.

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Survey shows rental hardship is a ticking time bomb

6 Aug 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia has called for urgent relief for renters. The call follows the release of a new survey released by Better Renting. “Renters are bearing the brunt of this downturn. Many are losing their incomes, and some are scared of losing their homes,” said Anglicare Australia Executive Director Kasy Chambers.

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Anglicare Australia joins Raise the Age campaign – and calls for action on child imprisonment

28 Jul 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia has said that Attorneys-General across Australia have missed a major opportunity to keep children safe and out of prison. “Anglicare Australia works with children and families across the country. We know that they do best when they are supported, nurtured and loved,” said Anglicare Australia Acting Executive Director Imogen Ebsworth.

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JobSeeker announcement takes away peoples’ hope

21 Jul 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia says changes to JobSeeker will push people into poverty when they should be planning for their future. “Changes to JobSeeker will push Australians into poverty just as they need to be getting on their feet,” said Anglicare Australia Acting Executive Director Imogen Ebsworth.

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Raise the rate for good: JobSeeker increase must become permanent

19 Jun 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia says that a permanent increase to JobSeeker has become urgent, with unemployment at a record high. “Hundreds of thousands of Australians have lost their jobs and their livelihoods during this pandemic. Others were out of work and living in poverty long before that,” said Anglicare Australia Executive Director Kasy Chambers.

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Housing package ignores social housing, leaves renters high and dry

4 Jun 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia says that today’s HomeBuilder announcement has left renters and people on low incomes high and dry. “Renters are on the frontline of this downturn. Many are losing their incomes, and some are scared of losing their homes,” said Anglicare Australia Executive Director Kasy Chambers.

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