A new report has illuminated the failure of the jobactive service, with the vast majority of both users and providers castigating the program. With it under review, I hope real change is on the way.
Rebecca Vassarotti is a community advocate and independent consultant based in the ACT. She has a long history of working in the local and national community sector including a long standing association with the Australian Council of Social Service. She is involved in a range of boards and committees in the community sector in areas including homelessness, community housing, disability and water safety. She serves as a community member of the ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal and is an occasional writer.