Anglicare Australia has renewed its call to raise the rate of JobSeeker and related payments for good. The call follows the release of a new report on financial stress commissioned by the Brotherhood of St Laurence.
Anglicare Australia is calling on the Government to commit to quality, affordable aged care for every Australian. The call is made in the wake of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.
A dramatic new poll shows financial counselling and emergency relief services across Australia are worried about cuts to JobSeeker. The poll of shows that cuts will see many more people in need of help.
Anglicare Australia and UnitingCare Australia are urging the Government to raise the rate of JobSeeker payments for good. Research from two of the largest charitable networks in Australia shows that cutting payments back to their old rates will plunge people back into poverty.