social services

‘Our kids are being failed by their parents’

premium_icon ‘Our kids are being failed by their parents’

"We have to unpick the damage that’s happened to these kids.”

Aussie city's  ambitious plan to end rough sleeping

premium_icon Aussie city's ambitious plan to end rough sleeping

Empty city buildings fitted out with crisis accommodation beds.

'Christians' happy to prolong pain for those worse off

premium_icon 'Christians' happy to prolong pain for those worse off

No shock in heartless approach to helping those worse off

Government urged to increase funding for services

premium_icon Government urged to increase funding for services

Funding not matching inflation will have negative effects

Government's $5.1M plan for the homeless

premium_icon Government's $5.1M plan for the homeless

Provest backing plan to slash homeless rates

Baby taken from ‘elderly’ parents

Baby taken from ‘elderly’ parents

“Although it is upsetting for all, social workers have done what they think is...

It can happen to anyone: the reality of sleeping rough

It can happen to anyone: the reality of sleeping rough

All it takes is one misfortune, one wrong move

Morrison: easing financial stress could help stop violence

Morrison: easing financial stress could help stop violence

Morrison: easing financial stress could help stop violence

Homeless funds restored after a 18 months of uncertainty

Homeless funds restored after a 18 months of uncertainty

Homeless funds restored after a long wait

Social services: cashless welfare card trial 'ineffective'

Social services: cashless welfare card trial 'ineffective'

Social services: cashless welfare card trial 'ineffective'

Social services urge against dole wait for jobless youth

Social services urge against dole wait for jobless youth

Social services urge against dole wait for jobless youth

Senate warned of housing 'catastrophe' months before cuts

Senate warned of housing 'catastrophe' months before cuts

Housing affordability 'catastrophe' predicted before cuts made

More debate on $3 billion of welfare cuts unlikely

More debate on $3 billion of welfare cuts unlikely

Family, disability support payment cuts likely to pass next week

Unpopular welfare legislation broken up into smaller bills

Unpopular welfare legislation broken up into smaller bills

Govt battles to get social service reforms through senate in full

Police in riot gear have removed children at 'gunpoint'

Police in riot gear have removed children at 'gunpoint'

Riot gear and firearms were used to remove children from parents

Abbott may have to cut pension to deliver surplus

Abbott may have to cut pension to deliver surplus

Pension may need to be cut back to ensure any future surplus

Call for clarity as Budget uncertainty dogs social services

Call for clarity as Budget uncertainty dogs social services

Call for detail on social service plans for the May budget

Welfare groups call for homelessness agreement to continue

Welfare groups call for homelessness agreement to continue

Call for Federal Govt to extend national agreement on homelessness

'Modern Family' star removed from home after being 'abused'

'Modern Family' star removed from home after being 'abused'

Teen actress removed from mum's care after abuse claims made public

UN appeal for sole parents

UN appeal for sole parents

Social services groups appeal to the UN against pension cuts