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4th May 2016

Media Release                                     4 May 2016

9th October 2015


Time to rethink rollout of cashless welfare card

5th August 2015

The National Welfare Rights Network will today provide evidence to a Parliamentary inquiry into the Government’s revised 4-week waiting p

14th July 2015

Press Council finds Daily Telegraph ‘inaccurate’ and ‘unfair’ over claims about ‘bludging guides’ for the Disability Support Pens

13th May 2015

Centrelink computer upgrade welcomed, but questions over fraud remain

13th May 2015

“In this Budget, the Government has tried to exorcise the ghosts of last year’s unfair measures, which, had they passed the Senate, would

8th May 2015

The National Welfare Rights Network (NWRN) has welcomed the Government’s revised pension plan, which abandons the unfair indexation cuts

7th April 2015

Unemployed looking for a better deal from new employment services system

26th March 2015

“People living needing legal help with problems at Centrelink can rest a little easier, after the Commonwealth Attorney-General George Br

19th March 2015

Federal Budget should support people in need & focus on employment

26th February 2015

NWRN response to the McClure Report released 25 February 2015.

19th 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

3rd October 2014

"The Senate must vote to protect the most vulnerable in our community, and not breach the social security safety net,” said Maree O’Hallo

24th September 2014

New Zealand does not have dangerous four week waiting period for unemployed

20th September 2014

Pensions up, but little cheer for many as Newstart payments fall further behind

16th September 2014

Media Release          16 September 2014