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Program 266: Ombudsman and language interpreting

In this week’s program, we find out about the work of the Commonwealth Ombudsman and, in particular, the focus of the Social Services, Indigenous and Disability Branch. We talk with Louise MacLeod about what people need to do if they want to make a complaint about a government service in their community, and we find out about the Commonwealth Ombudsman’s report on Aboriginal Language Interpreter Services... read on

Ombudsman and language interpreting

In this week’s interview, we find out about the work of the Commonwealth Ombudsman and, in particular, the focus of the Social Services, Indigenous and Disability Branch. We learn about how to make a formal complaint... read on

Program 265: National Indigenous Youth Parliament

In this week’s program, we find out about the 2017 National Indigenous Youth Parliament. We chat with Arrin Hazelbane, a Taskforce Member for the 2017 Youth Parliament... read on

National Indigenous Youth Parliament

In this week’s interview, we find out about the 2017 National Indigenous Youth Parliament. We invited Arrin Hazelbane to tell us more about the Youth Parliament. Arrin is a Taskforce Member for the National Indigenous... read on

Tribunal can review Centrelink decisions

In this week’s interview, we find out about the situation with Centrelink and people on income benefits receiving automated debt letters, and we hear about some of the options that people have to get help... read on

Program 263: Reviews of Centrelink Decisions – Administrative Appeals Tribunal

In this week’s program, we find out about the work of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal and we chat with Roula Karzis-Wyatt, the Team Leader/Outreach Coordinator at the Tribunal... read on

Program 262: Centrelink Debt Letters

This week’s radio program focuses on Centrelink and how people on income benefits have been affected by automated debt letters. We chat with Carolyn Cartwright from MoneyMob Talkabout, and Amanda Tsoundarou from the Welfare Rights Centre... read on

Trial of the Cashless Debit Card

Introduction The Federal Government’s Department of Social Services is trialling the Cashless Debit Card (CDC) in communities on the West Coast of South Australia, around the Ceduna area; and the communities of Kununurra and Wyndham... read on

Program 253: Community views on Cashless Debit Card

This week’s Anangu Lands Paper Tracker radio show focuses on the Cashless Debit Card. We hear from Pas Forgione and David Pas, who comment on community experiences of the Card... read on

Federal Court of Australia rules on ‘book-up’ in Mintabie

For many years, ‘book-up’ has been an ongoing problem in the Mintabie township in the far north of South Australia. Mintabie is located on an opal field which is part of an area leased to... read on

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