• Newstart Mythbusters

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    The notion that unemployment payments must remain extremely low to provide an ‘incentive’ to take up paid work is not supported by evidence. A lower payment increases the risk of poverty and can reduce an unemployed...

  • Raise the Rate Case Studies

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    The following case studies have been collected from the Society’s Conference Members from across Australia. They demonstrate the daily challenges faced by people living on Newstart. These case studies formed part of...