Pressure mounts on Morrison Government to increase JobSeeker payments post COVID-19

By Meika Bottrill | @meikabottrill As Australia begins to relax COVID-19 restrictions, many are concerned that the JobSeeker payments will be the next to go.  (Image Source: United States Studies Centre) Advocates for the JobSeeker scheme have spoken out about their disappointment with the speculation of payments returning to the equivalent of $40 a day once the COVID-19 stimulus package ends. On March 30 2020, … Continue reading Pressure mounts on Morrison Government to increase JobSeeker payments post COVID-19

Australian Government moves forward with couples counselling for DV despite objection from womens safety experts

Women and children’s safety advocates have expressed their dismay over the Australian Government’s decision to move forward with its “Specialised Family Violence Services” (SFVS) despite experts’ disapproval. Continue reading Australian Government moves forward with couples counselling for DV despite objection from womens safety experts