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Three charts on: what’s going on at Manus Island

There are few options left for the asylum seekers remaining on Manus Island. Marcella Cheng/The Conversation, CC BY-NC-NDMary Anne Kenny, Murdoch UniversityTensions at the Manus...
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Government Grants support veterans and their communities

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Dan Tehan said veterans around Australia would benefit from more than $799,000 in grant funding provided to ex-service organisations for...
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Three charts on: job prospects for refugees in Australia

Pilar Rioseco, Australian Institute of Family Studies and John De Maio, Australian Institute of Family StudiesWhile refugees will always face major challenges in making...
Rhiannon’ Half a million international students in this country need work

Rhiannon’ Half a million international students in this country need work

Rhiannon: This motion, while it suggests that there's a concern from One Nation about levels of unemployment, is again a dog-whistling attempt to...
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Centrelink 250 more people answering calls

The Government is delivering on its 2017-18 Budget commitment to increase Centrelink call centre capacity. The Department of Human Services has engaged Serco Citizen...
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Centrelink Taskforce Integrity on the ground in Craigieburn Surrounding Areas

The Australian Government’s Taskforce Integrity is on the ground in Craigieburn and surrounding areas this week to educate welfare recipients about their obligations.Operating in...
Housing

Social and Affordable Housing Fund will deliver 1200 new houses across NSW.

In March 2017, as part of stage one, five partners from the private and not-for-profit sectors were selected to deliver 2200 homes in metropolitan and regional...
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Centrelink Cashless Welfare Card for Bundaberg/Hervey Bay

The Turnbull Government will roll out the Cashless Debit Card in the Bundaberg and Hervey Bay region in Queensland from early next year along...
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Centrelink AFP Taskforce Integrity heads to Wagga Wagga

Taskforce Integrity is visiting Wagga Wagga in regional New South Wales to raise awareness about welfare recipients’ obligations so they can avoid accumulating a...
Parliament of Australia

Social housing rent reform to support vulnerable families

The Turnbull Government today moved to give greater housing security to low-income households in social housing, introducing legislation to help them keep on top...