by: Rosie Kendall – CEO of CAP Australia
In their Post-Budget analysis , Dr Cassandra Goldie CEO of Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) stated that the 2020-2021 Federal Budget, announced last week, will leave millions of people stranded – saying that “we cannot allow the outcome of this crisis to be 1.6 million people left stranded in poverty on JobSeeker”. Read more
Hundreds and even thousands of Venezuelan migrants cross into Colombia each day, leaving behind chaos and deprivation. They’re hoping to find safety and economic opportunity in their neighbour nation or other countries farther south, such as Ecuador and Peru. But the journey is demanding, dangerous, and filled with uncertainty.
By: Anne Rinaudo
A new UNSW, Australian Council of Social Services (ACOSS) study highlights inequality in our society – and how to fix it. The Inequality in Australia 2018 Report highlights the stark disparities between the haves and have nots in Australia and the impact it could have on society. ACOSS CEO Cassandra Goldie shared insights from the report on Open House. Read more