welfare

When Australia’s real pain will start

When Australia’s real pain will start

The countdown is on to the day the rug will be pulled from under us

Payment boost for one key group

Payment boost for one key group

One group of Australians will get a boost to their payments but those getting...

‘Forgotten’ electorate where nearly half are on JobKeeper

Premium Content ‘Forgotten’ electorate where nearly half are on JobKeeper

It’s a seat Labor seized from the LNP in 2017, but prevailing conditions make it...

How her own home changed her world

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25-year-old mum forced to spend six months couchsurfing

Day the economy could fall off a cliff

Day the economy could fall off a cliff

Treasury’s forecasts show unemployment peaking later than expected

CASH LIFELINES: Six payments you could claim today

Premium Content CASH LIFELINES: Six payments you could claim today

Low on funds? Here’s a list of packages you can apply for today

Fears women will be hardest hit by cuts

Premium Content Fears women will be hardest hit by cuts

Concerns for women who may slip back below the poverty line

Woman shares nightmare post-COVID job search tale

Premium Content Woman shares nightmare post-COVID job search tale

From a boss watching sport mid interview to an email slamming her resume, a Mackay...

Australia’s big dole myth busted

Australia’s big dole myth busted

The official unemployment rate is currently at 7.1 per cent.

Call to kick protesters off JobSeeker

Call to kick protesters off JobSeeker

Finance Minister suggests cutting welfare payments to activists

‘Horrified’: Single mum’s robodebt nightmare

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“I am a single mum, my husband passed away..."

24-hour police protection over threats

24-hour police protection over threats

The Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has been given a 24-hour security detail...

Shocking number of Aussies now on welfare

Shocking number of Aussies now on welfare

Coronavirus: Half of working-age Australians now reliant on welfare

‘We’re scared’: Kiwi sisters step up where PM won’t

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Sisters part of group helping stranded NZ’ers cut off from welfare

PM announces $1.1bn in health funding

PM announces $1.1bn in health funding

But he would not go into the details of the not yet finished plan

Virus jobs crisis: 'I have moments where I cry'

Premium Content Virus jobs crisis: 'I have moments where I cry'

Reality of mass job losses hits hard across the Northern Rivers

Hogan returns to ‘heartbreak’ after sombre day in parliament

Premium Content Hogan returns to ‘heartbreak’ after sombre day in parliament

"I don't think anyone can predict where it will end globally."

Government announces new rules for Centrelink

Government announces new rules for Centrelink

“We don’t want people attending Centrelink”

Great Depression II: ‘Toughest year of our lives’

Premium Content Great Depression II: ‘Toughest year of our lives’

Great Depression II: ‘Toughest year of our lives’

Labor call to scrap welfare obligations during pandemic

Premium Content Labor call to scrap welfare obligations during pandemic

Bill Shorten calls for suspension of Centrelink, CDP obligations

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