Welfare sector to enlist human rights bodies on Newstart

The AHRCentre co-hosted a seminar today, 29 April, on the international human right to social security and the impact of the recent cuts to income support for sole parents. Speakers included Beth Goldblatt, Cassandra Goldie, and Gerard Thomas. It also considered the application of human rights to recent changes to income entitlements for people with disability and to people on bridging visas awaiting decisions on their application for asylum.  Read more about it in The Australian.