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Poverty is persistent and growing in Australia
Government response to employment services reform blueprint fails to respond to serious harm
Relieving pressure for Australians facing cost-of-living challenges
National Foundation for Australian Women gender lens analysis of the 2024 Federal Budget: Shows progress but lacks ambition
Australian Prime Minister Television interview – Ten News First Midday
PWDA responds to the Federal Budget: Some immediate relief but little for our future
Australian federal budget falls flat in tackling inequality: Oxfam
2024 Budget: No Priorities, Lacks Ambition
Federal Budget invests further in housing supply measures but lacks bold and ambitious housing reform
Easing Cost-of-living Pressures
View from The Hill: What the Reserve Bank thinks of Chalmers’ budget will be nearly as important as the voters’ opinion
Labor’s budget surplus betrays renters, mortgage holders and students while keeping a future for coal and gas
What the Reserve Bank thinks of Chalmers’ budget will be nearly as important as the voters’ opinion
Positive steps to respond to homelessness crisis
Cost of Living Inquiry evidence is clear: Labor must raise the rate
Women leaders call for JobSeeker boost to promote women’s safety
Australian Prime Minister Radio interview – ABC RN Breakfast
An increase in the Youth Allowance is an increase in educational equity
Government must act on No. 1 recommendation from expert Committee and lift JobSeeker
Supporting Most Vulnerable In Our Community
Community sector, unions urge employment services overhaul
New Data Shows Wealth Gap Widening
Social security boost and tax reform needed in federal budget
96 Cents Day Increase Leaves People In Poverty
A 96 cents a day increase leaves people in poverty
Slowing economy highlights need to cut rates
Australian Economy Grew 0.2% In December Quarter
People becoming severely ill at home due to heat
ACOSS strongly commends Senate call to urgently act to end poverty in Australia
HAVE YOUR SAY: Nationwide pulse check on social justice issues
Australian Prime Minister Television interview – 7:30
Singles bearing brunt of housing crisis need solutions
ACOSS welcomes changes that make stage three fairer
Scrap stage three tax cuts to fund low-income cost of living relief
Indexation grossly inadequate for people in need
Indexation grossly inadequate for people in need
ACOSS responds to MYEFO with a call to restore fairness in the budget
Most people support lifting incomes for those with the least: report
Most people support lifting incomes for those with the least
Welcome steps to addressing workforce needs of business
Greens call for full funding on International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
“Know Your Landlord”
Rental affordability plummets in WA
Rental affordability hitting all time lows across the nation: new report
Low income renters smashed as Brisbane affordability hits lowest ever level
More pain for low income renters as Regional Qld becomes most unaffordable place in Australia
Low income earners priced out of Canberra
Deepening crisis: Rental Affordability Index reveals rental calamity for people on low incomes in regional NSW