For the benefit of our Members, TasCOSS has compiled a step-by-step guide to preparing a Budget Priorities Statement.
Kym Goodes says reducing entrenched, generational poverty requires leadership.
Our Federal Government is making a choice, and that choice is to to keep 120,000 Tasmanians living in poverty. Solving entrenched Tasmanian issues such as poverty is not simple, but it is possible, and to do so we must prioritise addressing the barriers which reinforce it.
The Department of Education has completed a review of the Working Together for 3 Year Olds (WT3) pilot to which TasCOSS contributed findings from our conversations with participating families.
Anti-Poverty Week supports the Australian community to have an increased understanding of poverty and to take collective action to end it. Find out more and register for a Anti-Poverty Week 2019 event in your area.
As part of the Community Innovation and Investment Project the Local Action Group in the South East designed the South East Employment Hub (SE@RCH). SE@RCH is a pilot employment program being managed by Colony 47, that seeks to support local people and communities achieve their employment objectives.
Investing in people is the missing piece of the puzzle that will enable many more of us to share in the good times, says Kym Goodes.
The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) is undertaking a study to determine how much customers value a reliable supply of electricity from the electricity grid. The results of the study will help the AER ensure electricity providers invest the right amount in electricity infrastructure, balancing reliability and affordability to deliver power to customers.