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Anglicare Australia calls for Robodebt system to be suspended

9 Oct 2019 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia will today call for Centrelink’s Robodebt system to be suspended at a Senate committee hearing. “The Robodebt system has no human oversight – and it puts the onus onto ordinary people to correct robotised mistakes,” said Anglicare Australia Executive Director Kasy Chambers.

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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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Anglicare Australia seeks commitments for quality, affordable aged care

13 May 2019 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia has released open letters to the Federal Government and Opposition today seeking commitments for quality, affordable aged care. Anglicare Australia Executive Director Kasy Chambers said older Australians deserve to know what the next government proposes to do to improve aged care.

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Anglicare Australia releases Rental Affordability Snapshot: All parties must commit to affordable housing

29 Apr 2019 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia is calling on Federal and state governments to invest in housing for people on the lowest incomes. The call is made as Anglicare Australia releases its Rental Affordability Snapshot. The Snapshot surveyed over 69,000 rental listings across Australia and found that there is a chronic shortage of affordable rentals across Australia.

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