News Articles for "Rachel Siewert"
Welfare advocates are planning to protest around Australia next month over the government's cuts to single parent benefits.From January 1, single parents h...read more
Families Minister Jenny Macklin is challenged to take an $800 per day pay cut after declaring she could live on the Newstart allowance....read more
Former parliamentary speaker Peter Slipper has lashed out at Coalition MPs, accusing them of abandoning their free market principles by opposing Labor's wh...read more
Party leaders united on welfare tough love
The major party leaders admit single parents and the unemployed are struggling on the Newstart Allowance, but are united on a tough love approach aimed at ...read more