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New JobSeeker rate is plunging people into poverty

Anglicare Australia has renewed its call to raise the rate of JobSeeker and related payments for good. The call follows the release of a new report on financial stress commissioned by the Brotherhood of St Laurence

A man, released from indefinite detention earlier last week, celebrating with friends who have been advocating for his release (Photo by L. Adams)
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Embodying the Spirit of Christ through small acts of compassion

“Every action, big or small, absolutely makes a difference! Last week, 50 men who spent nearly seven years trapped in Immigration detention on Manus and Nauru plus up to two years locked up in a Kangaroo Point hotel were released with a Bridging Visa into our community,” says the Justice Unit’s Peter Branjerdporn

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Dire consequences if lending laws are axed

Anglicare Australia is urging Parliament to keep Australia’s responsible lending laws. The call comes as a new report predicts dire consequences if the laws are axed