YWCA Australia News

Thu, 22/05/2014

The Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) has released new analysis revealing that people on low and middle incomes will carry the overwhelming burden of repairing the federal Budget. The people that will particularly be affected are those under 30 looking for work, people with disabilities, carers, single parents and struggling low income pensioners and families. The income losses sustained by many people relying on income support and family payments are large and crippling.

Wed, 14/05/2014

Here are our first impressions of the federal budget after attending the Budget Lock-Up last night. Although there are some positives, a range of other measures could have significant long-term impacts on the economic security and safety of women.