GAWLER and Playford councils are united in a fight against the Federal Government’s proposed JobSeeker cuts and to ensure the rate is raised to a ‘liveable’ level.
GAWLER’S social support charities are preparing for an influx of people needing assistance, after the coronavirus supplement for welfare payments was slashed on Sunday.
MEMBER for Spence Nick Champion wants to see the Newstart allowance permanently increased to the current JobSeeker rate, after it was revealed his seat was receiving the highest amount of unemployment benefits in Australia.
AFTER more than two years of living on social welfare payments, Munno Para West woman Rita McDonald says she has recently rediscovered what being “human” feels like.
MORE than $11 million will be taken out of the local economy if the Federal Government’s declines to extend its Job Seeker payment, according to a local MP.