Peak Bodies Say Government’s ‘Witch-hunt’ on Single Parents is ‘Archaic’

In the 2017 budget, which aimed to “crackdown on welfare cheats”, the government announced from September 2018 single parents receiving welfare will need a third party to verify they are in fact single.

CEOs from Council of Single Mothers and their Children Victoria (CSMCV) and the National Council of Single Mothers and their Children (NCSMC) have condemned the move, calling it disrespectful, humiliating and archaic.

https://probonoaustralia.com.au/news/2017/05/peak-bodies-say-governments-witchhunt-single-parents-archaic/?

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