Social Issues

Network pushing hard for Newstart increase

Posted on: Wed 13 Feb 2019

Anti-Poverty Network SA is an Adelaide-based network fighting for the dignity, needs, and rights of all people on welfare payments and living on a low income.

With a Federal Election expected in May, the group are ramping up their campaign calling on political parties to support an increase to Newstart and related payments.

Co-coordinator, Claudia Ienco, speaks to Small Change‘s Lisa Burns about the Newstart campaign and their plans for the year ahead.

Produced by Lisa Burns

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