“We need the help” Young families will be hurt by cuts to the Family Tax Benefit

BENNET NICHOL Australia’s most vulnerable families will suffer from the Turnbull government’s plan to “scale back” the Family Tax Benefit (FTB) scheme, according to the Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS). Announced last week, the … [Read more...]

Low-income earners struggle with energy price hikes

SARAH ROHWEDER The Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) has released a new report that suggests low-income households are struggling with the cost of electricity. The report urges government intervention to assist low-income homeowners … [Read more...]