New Cabinet: Opportunity to reset unfair Budget policies and work together on major reforms
22 December 2014
The Australian Council of Social Service today responded to the Prime Minister's cabinet reshuffle by calling on the Government to seize the opportunity to reset its budget and work with the community, including by engaging with those experiencing poverty and disadvantage, on major reforms.
ACOSS Acting CEO Dr Tessa Boyd-Caine said, "The community has voiced its strong opposition to the harshest measures in the federal budget. Now is the time for the government to listen to these concerns and bring the community together down a budget reform path which is fair and sustainable."
"We look forward to working constructively with Minister Morrison and the Government in the coming year to ensure effective policy and service delivery, including as it prepares its new families package.Read more ...