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Fewer Sanctions but more Hardship

Friday, 18 January 2019, 3:59 pm | Kay Brereton

There are now more people on Jobseeker Benefit than this time a year ago, a fact which the opposition parties interpret as a sign of weak application of sanctions by W&I. More >>

Green Party proposes a carrot rather than stick

Sunday, 16 July 2017, 3:12 pm | Kay Brereton

Ms Brereton a beneficiary advocate says: “I applaud the Green Party for proposing welfare policy which appears designed to help rather than punish people who need assistance. Far too often people tell me they “just don’t like going in there” ... More >>

Successful campaign

Thursday, 26 November 2015, 3:17 pm | Kay Brereton

Successful campaign enables around 20,000 people to claim back their day from W&I More >>

Last Day to Claim Your Day

Monday, 23 November 2015, 9:38 am | Kay Brereton

Beneficiary advocate Kay Brereton is expecting Monday 23 November to be the last day on which people can 'claim back their day from W&I.' More >>

Government acts under urgency to steal millions

Wednesday, 18 November 2015, 9:29 am | Kay Brereton

The government is attempting to urgently pass a bill to remove the entitlement to Millions in backpay owed to beneficiaries, after W&I has failed to follow the law since 3 June 1998, and has been granting benefits a day later than the legislation ... More >>

Beneficiaries get paid their day

Friday, 30 October 2015, 2:55 pm | Kay Brereton

Beneficiary advocate Kay Brereton is very pleased to learn that Work and Income have changed their practice and are now correctly administering the legislation stating when to grant a person’s benefit after their stand-down ends. More >>


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