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‘Not enough to live on’

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‘Not enough to live on’

Organisations plead for a permanent increase to welfare payments.

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Will JobSeeker payments rise?

social services minister anne ruston

Will JobSeeker payments rise?

Social services minister slams reports that unemployment payment will rise by $75 a week.

PM's apology 'crocodile tears': Labor

australian prime minister scott morrison in parliament

PM's apology 'crocodile tears': Labor

Mr Morrison expresses ‘deep regret’ for any harm the scheme may have caused.

Woes of government algorithms

Woes of government algorithms

Woes of government algorithms

From robo-debt to racism: what happens when government algorithms make the decisions.

Government makes no apologies

minister robert stuart and attorney general christian porter with centrelink overlay

Government makes no apologies

Government admits the program was unlawful but refuses to apologise for it.

Older Australians facing financial ruin

Concerned businessman talks on the phone about the economic impact of coronavirus

Older Australians facing financial ruin

Government assistance is only good if people can access it.

Push for universal part pension

happy seniors standing on a balcony

Push for universal part pension

Calls to overhaul the pension system and introduce a universal part pension.

Robo-debt refunds could total $550m

Robodebt refunds could total $550m

Robo-debt refunds could total $550m

ACOSS calls on the government to immediately cancel all robo-debts and refund the money.

How to claim your support payment

How to claim your support payment

How to claim your support payment

If you are not across the coronavirus support package, here’s what you need to know.

Income boost for age pensioners

Income boost for age pensioners

Income boost for age pensioners

Deeming rates cut as the federal government moves to further stimulate the economy.

JobSeeker changes 20 March 2020

JobSeeker changes 20 March 2020

JobSeeker changes 20 March 2020

From 20 March 2020, JobSeeker rates and thresholds will be indexed.

Pension thresholds March 2020

Pension thresholds March 2020

Pension thresholds March 2020

Changes to the Age Pension that will come into effect on 20 March 2020.

Centrelink changes now law

Centrelink changes now law

Centrelink changes now law

Changes are expected to save the federal budget $2.1 billion over four years.

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