Make sure Parliament hears your voice

Make sure Parliament hears your voice

The Senate has demanded that the Government's heartless new proposed Jobseeker legislation be referred to an inquiry for review. This is an opportunity for people struggling to get by on Jobseeker and other income support payments to share just how inadequate the Government's paltry excuse for an increase is.

Can you share your story to help build pressure on members of Parliament to legislate an increase that is more than a measly $3.57 a day?

The Senate has demanded that the Government's heartless new proposed Jobseeker legislation be referred to an inquiry for review. This is an opportunity for people struggling to get by on Jobseeker and other income support payments to share just how inadequate the Government's paltry excuse for an increase is.

Can you share your story to help build pressure on members of Parliament to legislate an increase that is more than a measly $3.57 a day?

Make a submission

You can use the template below to make a submission to the Senate Inquiry on the Government's proposed Jobseeker legislation. Just enter your text into the template below, click send and your submission will be directly sent to the Committee.

If you're not sure where to start when it comes to writing your submission, we suggest answering the following questions:

1) Who are you? (a line about where ...

You can use the template below to make a submission to the Senate Inquiry on the Government's proposed Jobseeker legislation. Just enter your text into the template below, click send and your submission will be directly sent to the Committee.

If you're not sure where to start when it comes to writing your submission, we suggest answering the following questions:

1) Who are you? (a line about where you live and your living situation)

2) What it’s like trying to survive on a rate of JobSeeker that is so far below the poverty line? (e.g. the stress of keeping a roof over your head, struggling with bills, the lack of food, impact on your mental and phyical health, how it affects your family etc.)

3) How would your life be impacted if Jobseeker rate was only $44 a day?

4) What do you think the rate of Jobseeker and related payments should be?

 

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