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Unemployed youth must apply for 40 jobs a month - article by Dan Harrison for The Sydney Morning Herald

Young job seekers forced to wait six months for unemployment benefits will be required to apply for 40 jobs a month, document their... … more

Refugee looks back on ordeal of seeking asylum and being detained in Nauru - Article by Guy Creighton for ABC News

An Asylum Seekers story … more

Increasing inequality brings high social cost: report

The land of the fair go is disappearing, argues former Liberal leader John Hewson, on the release of a new report on wealth inequality.... … more

WA charities and jobseekers set to bear budget brunt - Article by Rachel Siewert for WAtoday.com.au

Current estimates suggest up to 23,000 jobseekers on Newstart and Youth Allowance in WA aged under 30 could be face the prospect of six... … more

Rosalie Kunoth-Monks inspires with her Q&A speech: 'I am not the problem' - news.com.au

ACTOR and Aboriginal elder Rosalie Kunoth-Monks has launched a deeply moving defence of her traditional way of life stating "I am not the... … more

Perth aid worker describes life on assignment in Afghanistan for the Red Cross - by Emma Wynne for 720 ABC Perth

Home in Perth after 13 months working for the Red Cross in Afghanistan, Dorsa Nazemi-Salman describes life as a protection delegate in... … more

Congratulations to Sue Ash, CEO of UnitingCare West, on her Queens Birthday Honour Award.

Congratulations to Sue Ash, CEO of UnitingCare West, on her award of a Queen's Birthday Honour as an Officer of Australia. … more

'A eulogy to the NHS: What happened to the world my generation built?' - Harry Leslie Smith

In 1926, Harry Leslie Smith's sister died of TB in a workhouse infirmary, too poor for proper medical care. In 1948, the creation of the... … more

Welfare groups warn changes will spark jobless catastrophe - Article by Dan Harrison and Beau Donelly for the Sydney Morning Herald

Welfare groups warn changes will spark jobless catastrophe. More than half a million young people could need emergency assistance to pay... … more

It's time Parliament had a say on 'disgraceful' PNG solution - Article by Frank Brennan for eurekastreet

This cruel arrangement cannot be scrutinised by our courts and it has never been approved by our Parliament. In the name of democracy, in... … more

'The life and awful death of a Tamil asylum seeker in Australia' - article by Oliver Laughland for theguardian.

The life and awful death of a Tamil asylum seeker in Australia Leo Seemanpillai was a hardworking 29-year-old plagued by the... … more

'Asylum seekers - institutionalised cruelty, the banality of evil and immorality' - Article by John Menadue

The recent statement by the Australian Catholic Bishops on asylum seekers says 'The current policy has about it a cruelty that does no... … more

'Welfare cuts may leave 500,000 young people in need of emergency aid: Department of Social Services' - by Naomi Woodley, political reporter for ABC news

Welfare cuts may leave 500,000 young people in need of emergency aid: Department of Social Services … more

Heart for the Homeless - 'Help the homeless when you move' - Article by Venessa Paech for realestate.com.au

Heart for the Homeless - 'Help the homeless when you move' … more

Fair Work Commission awards wage rise, but says inequality increasing. (Article by Ewin Hannan for The Australian)

Fair Work Commission awards wage rise, but says inequality increasing. … more

National Indigenous Health Plan to Focus on Outcomes

In a welcome media release, Senator THe Hon Fiona Nash has announced that that an implementation plan for the National Aboriginal and... … more

Christmas Island detainees, including children, suffering life-threatening conditions and mental health problems, doctors say

Christmas Island detainees, including children, suffering life-threatening conditions and mental health problems, doctors say. … more

Divisive Federal Budget hits most vulnerable

The 2014 Federal Budget will deepen the divide between rich and poor, and the greatest burden will fall on those who are young, on... … more

Catholic Church calls for review of Manus Island detention policy.

The Australian Catholic Migrant and Refugee Office calls for the Australian Government to review the Manus Island detention policy. … more

Responsible Gambling Awareness Week

Responsible Gambling Awareness Week was held from 26 May to 1 June 2014 … more

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