The announcement that the Federal Government will move to waive all Robodebts confirms that the system was flawed from the start in subjecting many of Tasmania’s most vulnerable to unfair, impersonal and damaging treatment.
Adrienne Picone will take on the role of TasCOSS CEO following the departure of Kym Goodes in February. She will start work with TasCOSS on 17 June 2020.
The Premier’s announcement demonstrates strong leadership that puts the wellbeing of Tasmanians first and will assist to ensure we are well placed to respond to the challenges we will all face in the months ahead.
TasCOSS strongly supports the Premier’s announcement of a Minister for Strategic Growth and a Minister for Climate Change as part of the cabinet reshuffle today.
Reports released on government services, housing and health show that providing essential services to Tasmanians that improve outcomes is about more than continuing to add dollars to budgets.