Posted 15/08/2014 by Luke Buckmaster
One of the more contentious elements in Andrew Forrest’s recent Indigenous Jobs and Training Review was the proposal for a for ‘cashless welfare’ system, provided through what he calls a ‘Healthy Welfare Card’. This FlagPost outlines key aspects of the proposal, highlighting where it differs from both the current income management system and Australia’s welfare arrangements in general.
What is proposed?
The Healthy Welfare Card would be based on the Basics C... Read more...
TAGS: income management, welfare, indigenous Australians