Aidan Jarvis’ Deputation to Salisbury Council

Aidan Jarvis | 26 August 2019 Aidan’s deputation to Salisbury Council. Posted by Anti-Poverty Network SA on Monday, August 26, 2019 Good evening council, I am here tonight to speak to the national campaign to raise Newstart and other income support payments. Almost two years ago, Salisbury council was one of the first councils in … Read moreAidan Jarvis’ Deputation to Salisbury Council

Tracey Phillips’ Deputation to PAE Council

PAE Council Deputation to continue supporting ‘Raise the Rate’ Increasing the Newstart Payment Tuesday 13th August 2019 WHERE WE HAVE BEEN Firstly I would like to say how proud I am to be a resident of PAE Council, the first council in Australia to come on board in August 2017 to publicly support a raise to Newstart.  I was one of many … Read moreTracey Phillips’ Deputation to PAE Council

Vinnie’s ‘Raise for Some’ Thought Bubble

By Sam Shetler | 19 August 2019 Yesterday the Anti-Poverty Network SA voted unanimously on our 2019 Anti-Poverty Week conference title. Our conference title or headline will read: One Big Raise: Dignity For All. Today a headline in The Australian reads, ‘Vinnies Want Newstart Rate Increase for over 55s.’ The contrast between The Australian headline … Read moreVinnie’s ‘Raise for Some’ Thought Bubble

What Does Justice for the Poor Look Like?: Yi Ling

Yi Ling | Member of APNSA |28 July 2018 The obvious answer is that no one is poor anymore, that poverty no longer exists. That shouldn’t need to be said. Of course, that cannot be achieved straight away. Rome wasn’t built in a day, and neither is justice. So what does justice look like, when … Read moreWhat Does Justice for the Poor Look Like?: Yi Ling