From our work with clients Uniting Communities offers case studies and research evidence to the Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs supporting a raise in Newstart Allowance.  In addition to outlining the key benefits of raising the rate we recommend a mechanism for determining social security payments, including the rate of Newstart Allowance.

Full Submission

Senate Committee:  Legal and Constitutional Affairs Reference committee

Title: Inquiry into the adequacy of Newstart and related payments and alternative mechanisms to determine the level of income support payments in Australia.