Today's Media Releases

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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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Last Week's Media Releases

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Punitive jobs plan misses chance to help unemployed Australians

28 Jul 2014

The Australian Greens said today that the Government is out of touch with the reality faced by jobseekers and is resorting to unproven work for the dole measures and tough compliance regimes.

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WA job seekers facing harsh Work for the Dole regime

28 Jul 2014

The Australian Greens said today that the Federal Government is ignoring measures that would help unemployed West Australians into work, instead looking to expand cruel Work for the Dole regimes.

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Work for the dole expansion continues Government's attack on job seekers

27 Jul 2014

The Australian Greens said today a significant number of jobseekers will be punished and disadvantaged from any expansion of work for the dole.

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New report on children in care highlights importance of Senate Inquiry

25 Jul 2014

The Australian Greens said today that new figures from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, showing that more than 50,000 children were in care during 2012-13, highlights the importance of the Senate Inquiry into Out of Home Care.

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