Common terms relevant to this report are briefly described on this page. Click the term to view the full description. Policymakers have sought to soften the perception of certain welfare policies by using euphemistic terminology that invokes benign support programs. We reject this practice. Cases where we use an alternative to standard government terminology are …
9 June 2022, Evan Young and Norman Hermant, ABC News. Access the full article here. Fear and confusion from jobseekers as ‘dramatic’ changes to Centrelink mutual obligations loom Welfare advocates say there is very little awareness about how the new system will work. At the start of July, jobactive — the Australian government’s main employment …
I’m reluctant to sign up my 18yo for youth allowance as he’s bedbound and can’t meet mutual obligations.
Providers are either in thrall to compliance or just go through the motions.
It’s almost like the system is designed to keep people on or just above poverty line.
“Mutual” obligations are extremely stressful.
My provider caused a problem with my poverty payment
It’s bloody hard work out on the trucks picking up and delivering furniture.
The job was meant to be landscaping. I am physically disabled and at the time had no access to a wheelchair.
They have criminalised unemployment, turned providers into probation and parole offices staffed by quasi police officers.
We are not recalcitrant children to be bullied into submission.