A new report released by the Darwin Asylum Seeker Support and Advocacy Network (DASSAN) identifies the most common problems encountered by asylum seekers in immigration detention in the Northern Territory as well as the most pressing needs for detention visitors and advocates.
Australian Community Sector Survey 2014
80% of community sector services in Australia have said they do not have enough resources to properly support the vulnerable people seeking their help, a report by the Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) has found. Read the 2014 Australian Community Sector Survey.
Federal cuts will hurt unemployed and the NT economy
Proposed changes by the Federal Government, announced in the May Budget, will see many job seekers under the age of 30 lose income support for six months of the year, if implemented from July 2015.
NTCOSS Fact Sheet 1 – Federal Budget Cuts to Job Seekers
NTCOSS Media Release – Federal cuts will hurt jobless and economy
This report tracks changes in the cost of living, particularly for vulnerable and disadvantaged Northern Territorians.
Cost of Living No.4 19th August update
NTCOSS Cost of Living Report – Transport April 2014
NTCOSS Cost of Living Report No 3 April 2014