Teenage Mums: Welfare or Work?
Andrew Cummings, AYAC’s Executive Director, was interviewed by community radio station, The Wire, about the changes in the upcoming budget and how it might impact young mums.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced plans to bring a tougher stance on Teenage Parents who recieve welfare, the plans being contained within the upcoming budget. The budget looks set to deal some harsh blows to young welfare recipients – the message being that you don’t get government handouts unless you’ve earned them – Teenage Mums are now the latest group targeted. AYAC’s Andrew Cummings was interviewed for the piece
To listen to the full interview – click here (MP3)
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