Getting off ice is hard. Doing it broke is just about impossible.
"This is a political failure dressed up as an an IT failure... [Big data is] a powerful tool. How that tool is used—for good or evil—depends on how accountable the people are who wield it."
Centrelink uncovers fraud by monitoring social media
The bigotry and lack of understanding that makes it hard to get a job are the same obstacles that put you last when applying for housing.
Scratch the surface and you'll find a lot of Australians believe the homeless are lazy. We asked Prof. Kathleen Hulse, an expert on homelessness, where these beliefs come from.
The new Work for the Dole program stipulates that people apply for forty jobs per month. We spoke to the guy behind an app that sends your job applications to forty politicians.
Last week it was announced that unemployed people under 30 will be barred from unemployment benefits for six months out of every year. We visited the Illawarra, where youth joblessness sits at 20 percent, to talk to locals about the changes.