Media Release 4 May 2016
Time to rethink rollout of cashless welfare card
The National Welfare Rights Network will today provide evidence to a Parliamentary inquiry into the Government’s revised 4-week waiting p
Press Council finds Daily Telegraph ‘inaccurate’ and ‘unfair’ over claims about ‘bludging guides’ for the Disability Support Pens
Centrelink computer upgrade welcomed, but questions over fraud remain
“In this Budget, the Government has tried to exorcise the ghosts of last year’s unfair measures, which, had they passed the Senate, would
The National Welfare Rights Network (NWRN) has welcomed the Government’s revised pension plan, which abandons the unfair indexation cuts
Rental costs hit the wall: over half a million in ‘housing stress’
Unemployed looking for a better deal from new employment services system
“People living needing legal help with problems at Centrelink can rest a little easier, after the Commonwealth Attorney-General George Br
Federal Budget should support people in need & focus on employment
NWRN response to the McClure Report released 25 February 2015.
The report, commissioned by the National Welfare Rights Network and authored by Susan Bell Research will be launched today by The Hon Ale
Media Release, 15 January 2015
"The Senate must vote to protect the most vulnerable in our community, and not breach the social security safety net,” said Maree O’Hallo
New Zealand does not have dangerous four week waiting period for unemployed
Media Release 16 September 2014
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