For the majority of single parents, childcare is out of the question. This enables a vicious cycle of entrenched poverty and disadvantage.
Through the prism of COVID-19, the responsible economic minds of the Coalition have had a rethink. Debt, it seems, no longer matters.
Scott Morrison’s plan to restart the economy was the ‘JobMaker’ plan. One year later, it has created 609 jobs, and is viewed as a success by the Treasury.
The end of the COVID supplements will see millions find it difficult to keep a roof over their heads.
The $50 increase to JobSeeker raises us above only Greece, a country struggling to overcome a decade of financial austerity.
According to the government, cashless welfare is supposed to help those in the program. However, those subject to it, have a completely different experience.