Federal Budget 2015: Families Package unfair, says TasCOSS

Federal Budget 2015: Families Package unfair, says TasCOSS

In the Media | May 22, 2015

PENSION reform and increased investment in child care have been welcomed by Tasmania’s peak organisation for the community sector. Read More

Budget 2015: Tony Abbott denies Joe Hockey and Scott Morrison called mums ‘rorters and fraudsters’ over paid parental leave ‘double-dipping’

Budget 2015: Tony Abbott denies Joe Hockey and Scott Morrison called mums ‘rorters and fraudsters’ over paid parental leave ‘double-dipping’

In the Media | May 15, 2015

Labor has accused the Federal Government of labelling mothers claiming two lots of paid parental leave as “rorters and fraudsters”. Read More

Budget 2015: Families package punishes children

Budget 2015: Families package punishes children

In the Media | May 15, 2015

“All mothers work hard,’’ is the mantra Social Affairs Minister Scott Morrison has been repeating ad nauseam for weeks. The budget changes will make some mothers work even harder. Read More

Federal budget 2015: Large families to lose out amid big boost to childcare funding

Federal budget 2015: Large families to lose out amid big boost to childcare funding

In the Media | May 15, 2015

One winner from the budget is likely G8 Education, the country’s biggest childcare provider, as the budget sets aside $3.5 billion in new subsidies. Read More

Federal budget 2015: A budget that will restore political fortunes but at a cost

Federal budget 2015: A budget that will restore political fortunes but at a cost

In the Media | May 15, 2015

This is the budget of a badly rattled government that has put self-preservation ahead of economic responsibility. Read More

Federal budget 2015: Will Tony Abbott’s government get its second budget through the Senate?

Federal budget 2015: Will Tony Abbott’s government get its second budget through the Senate?

In the Media | May 15, 2015

It’s a kinder, gentler federal budget but that doesn’t necessarily mean it’ll get an easy ride in the ever-unpredictable Senate. Read More