Publication Format: Research

Reforming Rent Assistance

This paper explores how and whether Commonwealth Rent Assistance is delivering on its aim, which is to alleviate rental stress for people on the lowest incomes. The paper is released in the wake of the 2023 Report on Government Services, which shows that the cost of rent assistance has grown to $4.9 billion per year.

Creating Jobs, Creating Opportunity

Creating Jobs, Creating Opportunity: Tackling long-term unemployment in Australia lays out a plan to support people who have been out of work long-term.

Nothing Left to Give

As part of Anti-Poverty Week, Anglicare Australia has released a report showing that demand is surging for help with food, rent and bills. Nothing Left to Give surveyed Anglicare Australia’s Emergency Relief services.

Obligation Without Opportunity

Obligation Without Opportunity calls for a major overhaul of Australia’s employment service system, Workforce Australia.

Five Ideas Australia Needs Now

Ahead of the Federal Election, Anglicare Australia has released five bold ideas for candidates and parties. Anglicare Australia is calling for a basic income; a jobs guarantee; a community climate fund; a home for every Australian; and a people’s inquiry into Covid-19.

Asking Those Who Know: Final Report

The old rate of JobSeeker was leaving people with as little as $7 a day after paying rent, according to a new survey from Anglicare Australia.

A Perfect Storm

Research from Anglicare Australia shows renters are facing a crisis as eviction moratoriums and rent deferrals end. This follows the release of a dramatic survey of Anglicare Australia member agencies.