ATTACK POVERTY, NOT THE POOR: 2017 Anti-Poverty Week Conference (October 20-21)

  Join us for two days of conversation, stories, and action, at Australia’s largest and most diverse Anti-Poverty Week event, and the only one organised by low-income people themselves. We will be discussing the punishing policies making life tougher for those out of work, and living in poverty, and how we can struggle for justice Read More…

Stop Income Management in Playford (SIMPla)

On 1 July 2012, Income Management was introduced to Playford, northern Adelaide. The “trial” affects welfare recipients deemed “vulnerable” by Centrelink, those referred to Centrelink by child protection agencies, and those who volunteer for income management. Affected recipients will have 50-70 percent of their welfare payments transferred onto the BasicsCard, which can only be used Read More…