Samaritans, Anglican Care and Newcastle Poverty Action Alliance say not enough in 2020-21 budget for welfare recipients

Sage Swinton
By Sage Swinton
Updated April 14 2021 - 1:40pm, first published October 7 2020 - 6:30pm
HELP NEEDED: Newcastle Poverty Action Alliance convener Chris Parish was disappointed but not surprised there wasn't more for welfare recipients in the Federal Budget this week. Picture: Jonathan Carroll

Local welfare groups fear an impending cliff for job seekers after Tuesday's Federal Budget outlined nothing for social security payments.

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Sage Swinton

Sage Swinton

Journalist

Sage Swinton is a news reporter who was born and bred in the Hunter, where she has worked as a journalist for the past seven years. She's been with the Newcastle Herald since June 2020, and covers Newcastle council as well as other general news.

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