Federal Budget: new welfare measures are punitive
Posted on: Tue 16 May 2017
In last week’s Federal Budget, Treasurer Scott Morrison outlined new measures for those accessing welfare payments, including a demerit point system and drug testing, as well as extended funding for income management and changes to the disability support pension.
Aidan is from Anti-Poverty Network SA and is currently receiving welfare payments. He spoke to Small Change’s Lisa Burns and shared his own personal experiences, and his thoughts on the Federal Government’s new measures.
Produced by Lisa Burns