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Rental affordability


Reducing JobSeeker payments would be dire for rental affordability

Anglicare Southern Queensland is calling on the Federal Government to raise the rate of welfare payments for good, with analysis showing that a return to the previous $40-a-day Newstart Allowance rate would have a dire effect on rental affordability in Brisbane


A deacon, a dojo and a dentist

“The Rev’d Dr Ann Solari joined forces with a local martial arts dojo and dentist recently to collect supplies and monetary donations for people doing it tougher on our streets in the wake of the temporary closure of many emergency homeless outreach services,” says The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt from Resource Church St John’s Cathedral, who also offers helpful community engagement tips


COVID-19 welfare increases must be made permanent

With the release of its annual Rental Affordability Snapshot, Anglicare Southern Queensland is calling for the Australian Government’s temporary COVID-19 welfare increases to be made permanent and extended to aged pensioners and people with a disability