Payments cut for single parent families
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Payments cut for single parent families

Thousands of Australian families will be worse off after the Senate passed a bill on Tuesday cutting Parenting Payments for single parents when their youngest child turns eight. Changes to Parenting Payment – a run down Single mother of two Jayne Garrod said the reduced payments would dissuade single parents from studying to improve employment … Continue reading

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Payment cut ‘punishes’ single parent families

On the same day that Prime Minister Julia Gillard gained worldwide attention with a speech against sexism, the Senate passed a bill that will potentially leave thousands of women across Australia worse off. From January 1, 2013, single parents will no longer receive Parenting Payment when their youngest child turns eight, instead moving to Newstart … Continue reading