Deputy CEO of CSSA, Joe Zabar, said the federal government’s recent tax cuts would assist some families under financial pressure, however it did not help those on Newstart.
Cost-of-living pressures are affecting all Australians, but particularly those experiencing low wages growth and an outdated welfare payment system — CSSA's Deputy CEO, Joe Zabar, in Eureka Street.
Let's hope that the coming election sweeteners include relief for low-income households with children — CSSA's Deputy CEO, Joe Zabar, in Eureka Street
CSSA has launched a series of fact sheets for Election 2016. The first of these, "Income to live", outlines CSSA's position on this vital area of public importance. This coincides with Australian Council of Social Services' (ACOSS) open letter asking all the major parties to put reducing poverty and inequality at the heart of the 2016 Federal Election.