” In passing this degrading legislation the Parliament has turned its back on the fundamental human rights of low-income Australians… It is extremely disappointing to see political points being scored on the backs of people who are doing it tough.” writes John Falzon, National Council CEO for the St Vincent de Paul Society.
“Courageous evidence had been provided to the Senate Inquiry by such people as Elaine Peckham, an Aboriginal Woman from Alice Springs, who told the Inquiry: “We would like to see our basic rights given back – not the BasicsCard.” READ FURTHER

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