Tag: Welfare

Who Cares?: A review of Eve Vincent’s book

This foregrounding demands that we reconsider the very purpose of a ‘welfare’ system: what would result if we accepted our dependency on one another?

Centrelink’s Data-Matching Fiasco, by Gerard McPhee

A very predictable disaster

Ken Loach, by Valerie Krips

That subversive gentleman

Welfare to Work, or Work to Welfare?

20 Feb 2016

The Senate Finance and Public Administration Committee, chaired by Senator Cory Bernardi, is holding an Inquiry into the Social Security Legislation Amendment (Community Development Program) Bill 2015. Professor Jon Altman made a submission (no. 8) to the Inquiry and was invited to give further evidence in a public hearing on 19 February 2016 at the Monash Conference Centre, Melbourne. These are his opening remarks.