Eighteen months after Australia's borders were first closed, things are getting worse for universities, not better. This research confirms that tertiary education has been hit by bigger job losses this year than any other non-agricultural sector in the economy.
This report examines employment and other outcomes for people in the 12 months after they stopped receiving social welfare income support.
One important way Australians with disability are supported to find and retain a job is through a Disability Employment Service (DES). By tracking employment outcomes, month by month, through the pandemic, this report assesses how people with disability who use DESs were faring this year...
This interactive map shows the number of JobSeeker Payment and Youth Allowance (Other) recipients for June 2021, and the change since June 2020.
Submission by the Whitlam Institute for the Inquiry into the purpose, intent and adequacy of the Disability Support Pension
This submission is based on evidence collected as part of the E. G. Whitlam Fellowship, undertaken by Louise St Guillaume, and presented to the Inquiry into the Adequacy of Newstart Allowance in 2019.
This research shows it is often an experience of poverty, with disability exacerbated by an inability to afford essential medical items or appointments or the need to meet obligations to retain Newstart.
Fact Check: Scott Morrison says the unemployment benefit is at the same level that prevailed during the Howard era. Is he correct?
Prime Minister Scott Morrison claimed that a $50 fortnightly increase to the unemployment benefit would take the payment, when expressed as a proportion of the minimum wage, back to where it sat during the period of the Howard Government. He said this would bring the...
The Centre for Social Impacts' response to the 2021 Federal Budget discusses how the key changes presented are likely to have an impact, both positive and negative, on different social issues around Australia.
This paper argues that Australia has the means to ensure that those who find themselves unemployed are not forced into poverty. The rate of Jobseeker should be set at a rate that guarantees that no Australian, and especially no child, lives in poverty.