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Centrelink can’t answer the phone while Coalition talks automating & streamlining: Greens

28 Jun 2016

A crackdown on welfare compliance is a disingenuous rehash of previous announcements when the Government should focus on repairing the broken Centrelink system, Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert said today.

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Urgent action needed to address rates of suicide in the Kimberley: Greens

28 Jun 2016

Time, money and effort must be immediately poured into the Kimberley region to address tragic suicide rates that are amongst the highest in the world, Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert said today.

 

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Greens announce plans to reverse income management

24 Jun 2016

The Australia Greens have announced a policy initiative to stop compulsory income management, which has repeatedly failed to reduce disadvantage in the Northern Territory.

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DSP applicant claims plummeting a cause for concern: Greens

24 Jun 2016

News that the vast majority of DSP applicants are being rejected since the Government changed eligibility rules and assessment process is not a cause for celebration and should be urgently addressed, Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert said today.

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Greens commit to Royal Commission into abuse, violence and neglect of people with disability and call on ALP and Coalition to do the same

23 Jun 2016

The Australian Greens have today committed $400m over four years to fund a Royal Commission into abuse, violence and neglect of people with disability in institutional and residential settings.

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Greens announce support for older Australians

21 Jun 2016

 The Greens have today launched a package that supports older Australians; ensuring they have a quality aged care system, support in finding and maintain employment for mature workers, and additional funding for palliative care and dementia.

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