Media release: AYAC
 Warns 
Against 
Centrelink 
Changes

AYAC calls on the Federal Government to reverse plans to cut payments as soon as welfare recipients miss a Centrelink or JSA interview. This call follows 5 labour MPs who condemned the legislation as ‘unfair and draconian.’

Young people in receipt of benefits are one of the groups most likely to adversely affected by the legislation. AYAC is part of a Centrelink Working Group that is looking into the reasons and barriers for non-attendance.

AYAC calls on the Federal Government to reverse plans to cut payments as soon as welfare recipients miss a Centrelink or JSA interview. This call follows 5 labour MPs who condemned the legislation as ‘unfair and draconian.’

Young people in receipt of benefits are one of the groups most likely to adversely affected by the legislation. AYAC is part of a Centrelink Working Group that is looking into the reasons and barriers for non-attendance.

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