Tag Archives: Centrelink

Raise the rate: The AUWU’s Jeremy Poxon talks welfare

Jeremy Poxon of the Australian Unemployed Workers’ Union (AUWU) talks about the harsh realities that welfare recipients face, and why those in power do not seem to care.

Cashless welfare card now set to roll out nationally

The federal government has continued its pushing of the controvesial cashless welfare card, with residents in Queensland join Western Australia in the scheme.   Thousands of Queenslanders and Western Australians will be the next to have their Centrelink payments quarantined, as the federal government continues its rollout of the cashless welfare card. The Turnbull-led government