The Australian Greens said today that a 49% increase in palliative care-related hospital admissions between 2001-02 and 2010-11 underscores the importance of long term investments to ensure people's care choices can be respected and delivered upon.
The Australian Greens said today that the development of a national anti-poverty strategy, including action to increase Newstart and help single parents, is fundamental to reducing the rate of child poverty in Australia.
Leadership and compassion are two words that certainly don't associate themselves with the first few months of the Abbott Government. Instead, we're witnessing a concerning trend when it comes to policy decisions that affect vulnerable Australians.
The Australian Greens said today that the Coalition flagging a so-called ‘scaling back' of DisabilityCare Australia and a potential shift of responsibilities over to Medibank is code for winding back the NDIS.