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.
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Measuring Progress in North & North-West Tasmania (2013–20)
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
Income support to get through tough times The Jacqui Lambie Network recognises that income support payments and pensions have not kept up with the cost of living, and are putting undue hardship on some of Tasmania’s most vulnerable people. The JLN supports an immediate increase of $150 per fortnight to the Age Pension and the Youth Allowance for students in
Income support to get through tough times The United Australia Party agrees with the recommendation of the Business Council of Australia for Newstart to be increased, which states that the current level of Newstart payment is too low to support job search activities. Real help to find employment I wholeheartedly agree that the Jobactive system need significant structural change, and
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