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Parliament must stand firm against expensive, ineffective, demeaning policies designed to distract from urgent need to increase Newstart
Health barriers focus of new report
Government’s drug testing policy demeaning and flawed
GDP figures confirm economic case for urgent increase to Newstart and investment in social housing
New website supports fathers across Australia
New report shows economic benefit of improving social inclusion
Funding extended for Public Intoxication services in Mount Isa
New Zealand First expresses concern with misrepresentation of Kiwisaver Bill Stance
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
Tupu Aotearoa supports young Pacific people to lead fulfilling and prosperous lives
ACOSS welcomes Australian Medical Association’s support for an increase to Newstart
TSU Biology Journal entered Web of Science Core Collection
Report that Government removed recommendation for Newstart increase alarming
$340,000 for Doomadgee Women’s Shelter
Disability community renews our calls for Commissioners to stand aside
ACOSS calls on Government to act on Newstart following Labor’s formal support and Nationals majority agreement
Supporting Community Legal Centres To Reach More People
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
J-PAL North America announces second round of competition partners
Creating Safer Communities: Back on Track – Cutting Youth Crime Plan
Joint LGBTIQ+ community statement in support of religious discrimination protections
Cuts to deeming rates a cash boost for about 1 million Australians
People on Newstart share stories with MPs as part of Raise Rate Week of Action
New public health duty to tackle serious violence
King’s trans sexual health service gets positive feedback
Statement on constitutional recognition of Australia’s first peoples
Coming into force of Bill C-21 strengthens border management
New service diverts young Mount Isa people from crime
Helping grow SA’s regional population
Indigenous boarding students are failing to complete secondary education due to Federal
Raise Rate Week of Action, 15-21 July 2019
Autistic adults experience high rates of negative life events
Community Sector Banking & ACOSS announce new partnership to strengthen community & NFP sector
CheckPoint study shows Aussie families get enough rest, but don’t always sleep soundly
Snapshot looks at health as a family affair
Children are not destined to inherit their parents’ weight problems
Children’s snacking habits mirror their parents’
Size does matter … when it comes to telomeres
Aussie pre-teens spend most of their day sitting still, study shows
ACOSS Statement on passing of tax cut package
Canada investing in safety at Kamloops Airport
Practicing occupational therapy in Kimberley
Rural communities in British Columbia will benefit from faster Internet
Time to stop persecuting party-goers, decriminalise drug use