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Anglicare Australia network calls for abandonment of welfare changes

23 Jun 2017 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

The Anglicare Australia network has released a statement calling on the Government to abandon its proposed welfare changes. Measures such as the new demerit point system, random drug testing and increased obligations to look for work that isn’t there or participate in work for the dole programs, are punitive and not supported by evidence.

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Robodebt program must be suspended

21 Jun 2017 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia has called for the Centrelink automated debt recovery process to be suspended. “This system has no human oversight – and it puts the onus back on ordinary people to correct robotised errors,” said Anglicare Australia Executive Director Kasy Chambers.

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Being active and able in aged care

2 Jun 2017 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia Deputy Director Roland Manderson said that the principles of wellness and reablement are seen as key to successful ageing, but too little has been done towards embedding them in our aged care services themselves.

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This Budget forgets that we’re all in this together

9 May 2017 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

“This year’s Budget is a lost opportunity to tackle inequality. Instead, we’ve gotten another Budget that pits Australians against each other,” Anglicare Australia Executive Director, Kasy Chambers said today.

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Anglicare Australia makes Submission to the Productivity Commission’s inquiry into the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) costs

10 Apr 2017 by Beth Doherty | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia has made the following Submission to the Productivity Commission’s inquiry into the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) costs. Anglicare Australia welcomes the opportunity to provide feedback to the Productivity Commission on the costs associated with the NDIS and its financial sustainability. This submission is made drawing on the collective experience and expertise of the eight agencies in our network involved in the delivery of disability services including through the NDIS in six states and territories.

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