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Time to guarantee every Australian a basic income

19 Mar 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Every Australian must be guaranteed a basic income to assist during this unprecedented public health challenge. Anglicare Australia is calling for the Federal Government to overhaul its income payments in this time of unprecedented health and economic crisis.

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Housing projects and Newstart increase needed to boost the economy

10 Mar 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia has called on cabinet to include action on Newstart and social housing in its stimulus package. “For months, experts and economists have been telling the government that the best way to boost the economy is to raise the rate of Newstart. Now is the time to act,” said Anglicare Australia Executive Director Kasy Chambers.

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Report shows that Newstart increase is urgent

21 Feb 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia says the Poverty in Australia report, released by the Australian Council of Social Service today, shows the urgent need to raise Newstart. Anglicare Australia is a partner in the report.

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Cashless welfare card must be suspended in the wake of fires

9 Jan 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia has called for the cashless welfare card to suspended indefinitely for those affected by the bushfire crisis. “People must be able to get essential supplies to live and adapt in the wake of the bushfires,” said Anglicare Australia’s Executive Director Kasy Chambers.

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How to get help in the bushfires - and how you can help others

8 Jan 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Bushfires continue to burn in Australia’s worst fire season yet. Many people are now left without shelter, food, water and everyday essentials. Here is some information on where to get help if you have been effected, and where you can donate or volunteer with us to assist people and communities impacted by these terrible fires.

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Aged Care State of Emergency

16 Dec 2019 by User Not Found | Media Releases

The aged care sector warns that, with today’s Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook flagging no additional direct investment for residential and home care, the risk of aged care emergencies looms large in 2020.

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Job Vacancy: CEO, AnglicareCQ

4 Dec 2019 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

AnglicareCQ is seeking a Chief Executive Officer, based in Rockhampton, to lead dynamic teams across Central and Western Queensland to work with people to make the best of their lives.

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Extra funds for aged care welcome, but only a start

25 Nov 2019 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia has welcomed the funds committed to aged care today. It is calling on the Government to build on this commitment in its next budget. “Today’s announcement from the Prime Minister is a good start, but it’s only a first step. More must be done to improve care for older people,” said Anglicare Australia Executive Director Kasy Chambers.

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