There are many questions about the government's controversial robodebt scheme. Let's start with what it actually is.
Good morning, early birds. Members of the Australian Defence Force have been conducting random self-isolation checks across Sydney, and Queensland has announced four-week emergency rent relief. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Good morning, early birds. The government has expanded the $550 coronavirus supplement to include people on Youth Allowance Student, Austudy and Abstudy payments, and unemployment is expected to jump from 5.1% to 15%. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
The highest concentrations of those on unemployment benefits tend to be in low-income areas of the big cities and remote regions with high indigenous populations. I.e. not seats the Coalition is ever likely to win.
Joe Hockey's recent speeches calling for a reduction in future expenditure on welfare was targeted at "expectations" of welfare recipients -- their welfare payments, writes Lionel Elmore.
About 400 Centrelink customer service centres around the country are bracing for chaos on Monday morning after the national welfare agency unilaterally changed its opening time from 8am to 8.30am without informing clients.
Last September the federal government announced changes to social security legislation, which, incredibly, has left many aged pensioners considerably worse off, writes Ava Hubble
Over the last decade or more the federal government has been increasingly mean and penny pinching toward the unemployed, writes Lionel Elmore.
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I would guess that there are few people who have even a moderate understanding of the breadth of the impact that the intervention is going to have on the East Arnhem population, writes John Greatorex of the Intervention Reform Coalition of Darwin.