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An independent voice in senate is vital for south australia
ACOSS welcomes Greens’ commitment to include lifting income support in any parliamentary negotiations
ACOSS response to Coalition superannuation and housing policies
ACTCOSS 2022 Federal Election Forum
Last days to apply for Federal storm recovery funds
Inflation Good for Budget but Bad for Voters
Canberrans on low incomes hit hardest by cost of living rises as income supports removed
Vinnies welcomes housing and homelessness commitments
Slashing Energy Bills With $250 Power Saving Bonus
Inflation pushing necessities out of reach for millions
ACTCOSS calls for political leaders to commit to raising rate of income support
Rex patrick to fight for urgent action on jobseeker
JobSeeker call is brutal and unnecessary
ACOSS asks all political leaders and candidates: could you live on $46 day?
Transcript: Shayne Elliott with Peter Fegan – 4BC Brisbane
Australia needs more electoral focus on people in real need: St Vincent de Paul
Jennifer Westacott panel interview with Patricia Karvelas, RN Breakfast, ABC Radio
2022-23 Budget supporting women, children and vulnerable Australians
Federal Budget should not miss opportunity to create fairer future
Statement on Greens Income Support platform
Greens take on inequality and launch Liveable Income Guarantee
Rise of unprecedented extreme weather events requires rethink of Insurance and comprehensive disaster resilience plan
International students left behind again by discriminatory government
JobSeeker and Commonwealth Rent Assistance reform urgently needed to lift up to 1 million Australians out of severe poverty
Reducing poverty and inequality in Australia is possible, report says
New ACOSS and UNSW Sydney Report shows how poverty and inequality were dramatically reduced
New IPCC report stark warning that fair and fast climate change action critical to protect people
Australia needs new policy blueprint
Key disability advocacy groups join with ACOSS to urge Government to act on DSP Senate Inquiry Report
ACOSS welcomes AMA focus on tackling poverty, lifting income support and providing secure housing
Power Saving Bonus Extended Until 30 June
Briefing on key issues affecting people on lowest incomes
ACOSS concerned people on low incomes won’t be able to get free rapid antigen tests from today
National Cabinet Must Create COVID Rapid Response Group
Community Sector calls for collaboration and decisive leadership from National Cabinet to deal with COVID debacle
Government must immediately suspend mutual obligations to reduce COVID risk
ACOSS calls for access to free rapid antigen tests for people on lowest incomes
Queensland would benefit from raising rate of income support
Silence Sound of Hunger this Christmas
Temporary increase in income support led to marked drop in homelessness
Shocking rise in energy debt needs urgent government action
National financial wellbeing remains elevated during COVID
Better income support vote changer in swinging seats
826,000 people forced to languish on income support payments for over year, and more to join in wake of COVID
Rental affordability is Canberra’s real housing crisis
Government gets F for housing during Covid
Covid disaster payments to end tomorrow
Covid Disaster Payments cease from today forcing people onto $45 day JobSeeker Payment