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ParentsNext program under the microscope

Posted on: Tue 12 Mar 2019

In February, the Senate inquiry into the ParentsNext scheme examined to pre-employment program for single parents.

SNAICC, the Human Rights Law Centre National and the National Family Violence Prevention Legal Services contributed a joint-submission to the Inquiry that detailed concerns over the program’s targeting of single mothers, particularly Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women

Sharon Williams, Chief Executive for Aboriginal Family Support Services, and board member of SNAICC speaks with Small Change‘s Lisa Burns about the submission and the stories she’s heard from single mothers.

Produced by Lisa Burns

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