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Greens call on Government to reject Forrest recommendations

31 Jul 2014

The Australian Greens said today that Andrew Forrest's proposals for reforming the nation's income support system are punitive, will disempower people, entrench disadvantage and should be rejected immediately by Government.

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Work for the dole expansion has no justification

31 Jul 2014

The Australian Greens said today that new information from the Department of Employment shows the Government is expanding Work for the Dole without justification.

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Government can’t ‘push the reset button’ on gains made by Remote Service Delivery

30 Jul 2014

The Australian Greens said today the Government shouldn't be using the Evaluation of the National Partnership Agreement on Remote Service Delivery to justify their new Indigenous Advancement Strategy and recent budget cuts.

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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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