Keep up to date with TasCOSS’s response and media coverage of the 2019/20 State Budget handed down by the Treasurer on Thursday 23 May 2019.
Government fails Tasmanians despite Premier’s pledge to share prosperity, says Kym Goodes.
“This is not the game-changing budget Tasmanians need. We have seen this Budget before — it has been delivered again and again. And we cannot expect to see different results until the government opens up to investing differently and directly in Tasmanians.”
People don’t cope well with change, which is why next week’s state budget is so important, writes Kym Goodes.
A stand out theme across the whole region was the opportunity to access vacant buildings across the community for various developments and initiatives.
Income support to get through tough times Labor recognises that the rate of Newstart is too low. It simply hasn’t kept up with the cost of living for Australians that rely on it. It’s so low it’s acting as a barrier to getting work; with people struggling to afford transport, clothes and essentials. Labor will conduct a root and branch
Congratulations to Alexandra Humphries for winning the TasCOSS Public Service journalism award at the 2019 Tasmanian Media Awards held in Hobart on in Thursday 9 May.
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