Category Archives: Families

Aristocrat ‘aggressively’ moving gambling behind closed doors.

COVID ‘leveraged’ to promote home gaming Aristocrat Leisure Limited (ASX:ALL) is successfully transitioning gamblers to online and digital apps and games and away from ‘physical’ gaming venues such as community based pubs and clubs. This is removing problem gambling from public sight, away from the oversight of regulators, containing the issue to homes. Monitoring, welfare checks and harm minimisation efforts

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Single parent’s 5 minute guide to the budget

Josh Frydenberg’s budget 2021 is a document designed to curry favour with women and single parents with plenty of new funding and cash for people in difficult circumstances. But the government has neglected to raise JobSeeker or the Single Parent Payment. Get on top of everything single parents need to know about the 2021 federal government budget in five minutes.

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Single Parent Family Home Guarantee ignores the real housing problem

On Tuesday the 11th of May, the treasurer Josh Frydenberg will announce the budget and a new program to help separated and divorced parents buy a home called the Single Parent Family Home Guarantee. Singlemum.com.au got the details of the package early. The Single Parent Family Home Guarantee will support up to 10,000 divorced / separated parents (who have care of dependent

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What single mums are saying about ScoMo’s $50 JobSeeker raise

From 1 April 2020, the Morrison government is raising the base rate of JobSeeker by $50 but axing the Coronavirus Supplement of $150. That means a NET result of $100 less in your pocket. What will JobSeeker pay from 1 April?  For single parents on JobSeeker, the current full JobSeeker base rate is currently $762. From 1 April, the parenting

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SINGLE MUM GUIDE TO BUDGET 2020

$250 bonus payment for Christmas to FTB parents but ParentsNext is back along with cuts to JobSeeker, JobKeeper and childcare subsidies. This is the single mum guide to budget 2020. https://singlemum.com.au/australia-single-mum-budget-2020?utm_source=Single+Parent+Australia+Mailing+List&utm_campaign=622518cb4f-Single+parent+call-out+-+Daily+Mail+Austr_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4d191119fd-622518cb4f-712338773

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WHO WILL BENEFIT AND WHO WILL LOSE FROM BUDGET 2020?

Families, taxpayers, small business, young workers win from budget 2020 but JobSeekers miss out on the bonus Christmas payments and Victorians get no special deals. This wrap for Josh Frydenberg’s second budget is from Kidspot: https://www.kidspot.com.au/news/how-you-and-your-family-will-benefit-from-the-2019-federal-budget/news-story/757c5930a8d0e51b10410b887f1e94f2

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Seven big changes to family & child care benefits & what they mean for your family

“It is not a choice for many of us to be on welfare, and if you realised the damage you are continually doing to that part of society you would stop doing it.” After four years of political manoeuvreing, an amazing, heartfelt impassioned speech by single mother and independent senator Jacqui Lambie signalled the passage, finally, of the government’s Omnibus

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