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September 12, 2019

Record number of people with a disability being forced onto Newstart

PHOTO: Mandy Hunwick, who lives with MS, fought Centrelink for 17 months until she was approved for the DSP. (ABC News: Curtis Rodda) Mandy Hunwick used to love […]
September 12, 2019

R U OK co-founder Graeme Cowan shares his suicide note to help others

R U OK co-founder Graeme Cowan has been overwhelmed with support and messages of solidarity after sharing a suicide note he wrote in the depths of […]
August 8, 2019

Homelessness ‘duty to assist’ law could force government to help those in crisis

Australian authorities are being urged to consider a new “duty to assist” law that would force governments to help homeless people find accommodation, amid warnings homelessness […]
July 30, 2019

Mortgage arrears catching a growing number of Australian borrowers despite low interest rates

Les Ladki thought he’d found his very own slice of paradise when he bought his house in a quiet suburb in Sydney’s north in 2001: a […]
July 22, 2019

Why Luke Howarth’s claims on homelessness in Australia get mixed verdicts

RMIT ABC Fact Check Updated 15 Jul 2019, 8:06am The claims Newly appointed Assistant Minister for Community Housing, Homelessness and Community Services Luke Howarth caused controversy last […]
July 10, 2019

Australians like me are ending up in jail and your tax cut won’t help

I robbed my first house at the age of seven. I dealt drugs, my brother was in and out of court, my father was imprisoned briefly […]
July 10, 2019

Coalition’s $1bn welfare outsourcing accused of hurting vulnerable Australians

Department of Human Services spent more than $1bn on external labour hire since the 2016 election The Department of Human Services has spent more than $1bn […]
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