Tag: Welfare

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Inquiry into Adequacy of Newstart Submission

QAI made a submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs on the Inquiry into the Adequacy of Newstart. Here is an excerpt from the submission of our recommendations: Key Recommendations Many Australians, including many Australians with disability, have inadequate financial means to support an acceptable standard of living. This has significant ill effects […]

Proposed welfare reforms will hurt people with disability

QAI media release voices concern over the federal government’s proposed welfare reforms: Media release – Welfare Reform Bill 2017 20171114

Inquiry into the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Cashless Debit Card) Bill 2017

QAI’s submission to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee inquiry into the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Cashless Debit Card) Bill 2017. Read here: 17.09.23 Cashless Debit Card Bill 2017

Media release: ‘welfare cuts for the criminally insane’

QAI media release condemning the Federal Government for punishing people with disabilities, and News Limited for playing up to prejudice around mental illness DSP media release 31 March 2015

People with disability locked out of work

QAI joint media release with QDN regarding employment for people with disability Courier Mail media release with QDN March 15

‘A New System for Better Employment and Social Outcomes’ or ‘Protecting the Bottom Line’?

QAI media release on the proposed welfare reforms which will have a harsh impact on people with disability July 2014 Disability Employment releaseFINAL