27 July 2022, Guardian Australia, Luke Henriques-Gomes. Access the full article here. Department of employment intended to ban practice before reversing course after ‘strong feedback’ from industry The employment services industry successfully lobbied to stop a proposed rule banning providers from referring jobseekers to their own training courses under the new $1.5bn-a-year Workforce Australia model. …
“Mutual” obligations are extremely stressful.
It’s almost like the system is designed to keep people on or just above poverty line.
Providers are either in thrall to compliance or just go through the motions.
I’m reluctant to sign up my 18yo for youth allowance as he’s bedbound and can’t meet Participation requirements welfare recipients must fulfil each month to continue....
I will never recover. Centrelink has become part of my disability.
They are truly just awful. They aren’t interested in getting you a job at all.
I only cling to life out of spite for a government duopoly that hates me
I wasn’t able to think because of COVID booster side effects. I told the assessor and still had to go through the questions.
She told me APM had a separate agreement with Centrelink and they weren’t beholden to the Jobactive Deed.
We are not recalcitrant children to be bullied into submission.