Health care a right, not a privilege
The Liberal-National Coalition has never supported Medicare, constantly undermining it since its introduction.
The cashless debit card – a “public whip”
What is a cashless “welfare” card?
A wellbeing budget for Australia 2022-23 and beyond
Our wellbeing as Australians into the future will be determined very much by what is given priority in the national budget. Because a Labor government...
The latest Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report into mesothelioma was released today. Mesothelioma is an aggressive form of cancer in the mesothelium –...
Robotdebt royal commission announced
Last month, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese officially called a royal commission into the unlawful debt recovery scheme known as “Robodebt.” The Albanese government has selected...
Jobs and Skills Summit: dangerous illusions for workers
Workers and their families are looking for real change – real wage rises, secure jobs, safe working conditions, with adequately funded and staffed health and...
Robodebt: War on welfare recipients
Rhys Cauzzo took his own life on 26th January 2017. In the days after his death, his mother went to her son’s apartment in Melbourne...
Existing on $13 a day
Young renters on youth allowance sharing a typical two bedroom flat have only $13 a day to cover food, transport, medicine, utilities, and other costs,...