Media Releases


  • September 2018: Newstart And Youth Allowance Raise Spells Huge Economic Benefits, Says Deloitte – MEDIA RELEASE


  • November 2017: City of Adelaide is 10th Council to support raising Newstart – MEDIA RELEASE
  • October 2017: A Failure Of Courage – City Of Adelaide Fails To Stick Up For Unemployed People Living In Poverty MEDIA RELEASE
  • October 2017: 9 Councils Representing 560,000 South Australians Say ‘Yes’ To Raising Newstart MEDIA RELEASE
  • October 2017: ‘The 15 km Trek for Jobs, Justice and Dignity’ MEDIA RELEASE
  • October 2017: ‘Gas, Privatisation, Under Microscope At Electricity Prices Forum’MEDIA-RELEASE
  • October 2017:  ‘Australia’s Largest Anti-Poverty Week Event Says ‘Attack Poverty, Not The Poor’ MEDIA-RELEASE
  • August 2017: ‘Port Adelaide Enfield makes history on Newstart’ MEDIA-RELEASE
  • July 2017: ‘Another Unfair Budget Full Of Pain For Those On Income Support’ MEDIA RELEASE
  • June 2017: ‘MEDIA ALERT: Operation Piss-take’ MEDIA RELEASE
  • June 2017: ‘Coalition of Organisations Draws Attention to Health Impacts of Welfare System – Need for Drastic Action’ MEDIA RELEASE
  • May 2017: ‘Federal Budget Subtler But Not Any Nicer for Welfare Recipients’  MEDIA RELEASE
  • March 2017: ‘World Health Day Statement – Meagre Rate of Newstart is a Health Issue, Time for a Raise’  MEDIA RELEASE


  • October 2016: ‘Welfare Recipients Speak Out: Minister Porter Stop Talking About Us and Start Listening to us’ MEDIA RELEASE
  • August 2016: ‘Job-Active Providers Wasting Taxpayers Money and Unemployed People’s Time’ MEDIA RELEASE
  • August 2016: ‘Scrapping Clean Energy Supplement a Mean Spirited Move from an Out of Touch Government’   MEDIA RELEASE
  • June 2016: ‘Election Forum Hear Unemployed Speak Directly to the Pollies but No Show from the Liberals’ MEDIA RELEASE
  • May 2016: ‘Target 80K Jobs – Campaign Launch’ MEDIA RELEASE
  • May 2016: ‘Another Unfair Budget Full of Pain For Those on Income Support’ MEDIA RELEASE


  • November 2015: ‘Rally – Say No to the Cashless Welfare Debit Card, Say No to the Family Tax Benefit Cuts’ MEDIA RELEASE
  • October 2015: ‘Low Income People Gather In Adelaide For Unique Anti-Poverty Week Conference’ MEDIA RELEASE
  • July 2015: ‘Three Years of Income Management In Playford – Three Years of Failure, Punishment and Waste’ MEDIA RELEASE
  • July 2015: ‘Fight the Fine Protest Against Harsh Newstart Measures to Hit the Streets of Adelaide’ MEDIA RELEASE
  • May 2015: ‘Funding Extension for Income Management Shows Government is Blind and Deaf to Evidence, Committed to Punishing Poor People’ MEDIA RELEASE
  • May 2015: ’21 Years is Long Enough Time to Raise Newstart, Time to End Poverty for Unemployed People’ MEDIA RELEASE
  • April 2015: ‘Protest – Say No to the Healthy Welfare Card, Say No to Income Management’ MEDIA RELEASE
  • March 2015: ‘Abbott Government Plans to Expand Failed Income Management Scheme Deeply Concerning’  MEDIA RELEASE
  • February 2015: ‘Compulsory Income Management Not the Solution to Child Abuse and Neglect’ MEDIA RELEASE


  • Nov 2014: ‘Number of Playford Residents Forced on Income Management Continues to Rise, Time for Nick Champion to Respond to the Evidence’ MEDIA RELEASE
  • November 2014: ‘Protest at SA Labor Party Convention – It’s Time to Reject the Forrest Review’ MEDIA RELEASE
  • October 2014: ‘New Government Report Shows Income Management is Still Failing’ MEDIA RELEASE
  • September 2014: ‘Protest Against Premier Jay Weatherill’s Endorsement of Andrew Forrest’s Income Management Plan and Other Recommendations’ MEDIA RELEASE
  • August 2014: ‘Premier Jay Weatherill Fails to Listen to the Evidence on Income Management’ MEDIA RELEASE
  • June 2014: ‘Coalition Plans to Extend Income Management Ignore the Dismal Track Record of the Policy’ SIMPla MEDIA RELEASE
  • June 2014: ‘Mock Funeral and Protest – The Death of the Fair Go’ MEDIA RELEASE
  • May 2014: ‘700 Percent Increase in Number of Income Management Clients in Playford’ SIMPla MEDIA RELEASE

Leave a comment