Laura Chalmers, Courier Mail
ALMOST 20,000 Queenslanders have been on unemployment benefits for longer than five years.
Rachel Lendzion, Social Work Helper
Crowdsourcing can be defined as enlisting the services of a number of individuals for a particular cause usually via the internet.
Van Badham, The Guardian
By shoving the compulsory scheme down unemployed workers' throats, the policy eschews job creation for a subsidised volunteerism that doesn't reduce the unemployment rate
Cassie McGannon, The Conversation
Social services minister Kevin Andrews says a concern that the system is unsustainable is driving his review of welfare.
Pro Bono News
Not for Profit aged care homes and other charities will be expected to offer unpaid work to Australia’s unemployed as part of the Federal Coalition Government’s new, expanded Work-for-the-Dole plans.
Fatima Measham, Eureka Street
Last month, Guardian Australia published a letter of concern prepared by 15 doctors working at the Christmas Island Immigration Detention Centres.