ACOSS Snapshot Social Security Spending 2017 Tweet states –
— ACOSS (@ACOSS) August 23, 2017
15 October 2017
13 October 2017
ACOSS Child Poverty Briefing
Excerpt page 5
“…Children of single parents are doing it tougher
…The latest research from the Social Policy Research Centre at the University of NSW finds that single
parents receiving Newstart Allowance are unable to afford a minimum and healthy standard of living.
At $544 per week (including Newstart Allowance, Family Tax Benefits and Rent Assistance), their social
security payments fall short of a minimum budget by $132 per week.
Absurdly, social security payments for single parents fall as their children grow older and become
more expensive.” READ MORE
TIME TO ACT NOW
It’s a crying shame a time consuming, resource devouring study provided by a University was needed to quantify and qualify evident information.
In any case the time to act is now!