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Government toughens rules for older jobseekers as Newstart numbers spike

29 Jul 2014

More than 200,000 Australians aged over 50 are receiving Newstart Allowance, according to figures provided to the Australian Greens through Senate Estimates.

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Greens call for Abbott Government to abandon Work for the Dole

29 Jul 2014

The Australian Greens have called on the Abbott Government to re-think its Work for the Dole changes, amid serious concerns about the policy.

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International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

17 Oct 2014 | 12:30 am
Fri, 2014-10-17 00:30

The United Nations' (UN) International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is observed on October 17 each year since 1993. It promotes people's awareness of the need to eradicate poverty and destitution worldwide, particularly in developing countries.