ACOSS releases budget priorities

ACOSS releases budget priorities

ACOSS has released its priorities for the Federal Budget in 2012, calling on the Australian Government to tackle waste while giving priority to those who struggle the most.

"There are glaring gaps in our national policy efforts to reduce poverty and exclusion, including the inadequacy of income support and employment assistance for unemployed people, sole parents, young people and people with disabilities who rely on payments such as Newstart and Youth Allowance," said Acting CEO Dr Tessa Boyd-Caine.

Read the media release here

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