New survey on how the Coronavirus Supplement has helped over these past months. Returning income support to its old rate of $40 a day would have a devastating effect for many people.
Services Australia said in a statement that 470,000 debts would be waived, with refunds to be rolled out from July.
Economic Justice Australia have published new Covid advice and also updated the Centrelink factsheet regarding your rights during the pandemic
The first $750 Economic Support Payment is being made to people who were receiving an eligible payment.
The Government has announced it will provide a temporary Coronavirus Supplement of $550 a fortnight to new and existing income support recipients for six months.
This factsheet provides information on what Centrelink can do if you have been affected by COVID-19.
The 2020 Poverty in Australia Overview shows more than one in eight adults and one in six children live below the poverty line in Australia.
A comprehensive factsheet providing information on what Centrelink can do if you have been affected by the recent bushfires.
If you or any of the people in your communities are affected by the bushfires, there are disaster recovery payments available.
For those living on the lowest of incomes, Christmas is not always an easy time. It can be a time of exclusion and isolation. People are unable to afford gifts and partake in festive activities; unable to visit family and friends.