A welfare system for the 21st Century

Today Child Poverty Action Group released a background paper on ‘The complexities of ‘relationship’ in the welfare system and the consequences for children.‘ The report includes 16 recommendations to modernise our welfare system which is no longer fit for the purpose of adequately supporting people, especially children. The current system creates a financial disincentive for […]

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Quite a bit of work to do

Overnight the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities released their concluding observations on the initial report of New Zealand. There are over 30 recommendations covering a wide range of fundamental rights that are currently limited or denied to people with disabilities in New Zealand. Here’s a very quick summary of the […]

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