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Single most effective step to reduce poverty this Anti-Poverty Week
Retirement Incomes Review Panel lacks credibility on low-income issues and must be expanded
Minister must retract offensive Newstart comments, apologise and take urgent action
Productivity Commission highlights need to increase Rent Assistance and invest in social housing
Budget balanced: Govt. out of excuses
Parliament must stand firm against expensive, ineffective, demeaning policies designed to distract from urgent need to increase Newstart
Government’s drug testing policy demeaning and flawed
GDP figures confirm economic case for urgent increase to Newstart and investment in social housing
Labor’s opposition to inhumane robodebt more evidence error-ridden program needs to go
“More food for my kids”; “replace worn-through clothing”; “keep a car running to get to a job” – ACOSS survey…
Unnecessary, demeaning cashless debit card unfairly targets people just because they can’t find paid work
ACOSS welcomes Australian Medical Association’s support for an increase to Newstart
Report that Government removed recommendation for Newstart increase alarming
ACOSS calls on Government to act on Newstart following Labor’s formal support and Nationals majority agreement
Raise Rate of Newstart fact check
Government Senator Dean Smith becomes latest to support Newstart increase in today’s Senate debate
Barnaby Joyce joins growing Parliamentary support for Newstart increase and highlights living costs in bush and city
Joint LGBTIQ+ community statement in support of religious discrimination protections
People on Newstart share stories with MPs as part of Raise Rate Week of Action
Statement on constitutional recognition of Australia’s first peoples
Community Sector Banking & ACOSS announce new partnership to strengthen community & NFP sector
ACOSS Statement on passing of tax cut package
Grattan Institute report shows high-end tax cuts unfair, risky and expensive
ACOSS welcomes Labor’s opposition to locking in unaffordable tax cuts 5 years in advance
Stage 3 tax cuts would guarantee funding cuts
RBA Governor acknowledges benefits of an increase in Newstart, as a way to strengthen a slowing economy
80 per cent of disadvantaged families are not adequately nourished
Minimum wage rise will strengthen economy and reduce poverty: So would an increase in Newstart Allowance
Australian Climate Roundtable renews its commitment to successful action on climate change
ACOSS welcomes Morrison Government Ministry congratulating Minister Wyatt on historic appointment
ACOSS Statement on Election of Coalition Government
ACOSS tribute to Bob Hawke
Community groups condemn mock rent increase notices and negative gearing scare tactics
Housing affordability crisis needs a comprehensive solution, not just a lick of paint
Opposition’s costings show closing high-end tax shelters will help restore services
State Government to fund energy consumer advocacy activities
CWA backs calls to Raise Rate of Newstart
Election 2019: Big Tax Cuts mean Big Change, how will our Future be funded?
Bipartisan commitment to housing funding needed to secure future of remote communities
Commitments on childcare and dental are essential services community needs, and wants
Polling shows widespread concerns about tax cuts and support for increase to Newstart
ACOSS launches tax policy to underpin strong future for services and income support
Federal Election 2019: What is contest country needs?
Statement on Cashless Debit legislation
ACOSS welcomes Labor’s commitment to funding services over high-end tax cuts but people on Newstart again left behind
Delaying Land Tax Cut ‘Common Sense’: Think Tank
Government turns its back on people who have least, and guarantees more cuts to essential services
ACOSS welcomes Labor climate action plan but calls for greater focus on equity