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Disasters can cause or worsen disputes about eligibility for social security payments​ Sam* had applied for Jobseeker payment but his […]

Time limits: why they matter

Anyone who has called our Worker Helpline wanting to appeal a Centrelink decision will know that one of the first […]

Staff Profile: Laura Jordan, Principal Lawyer

While I started at Social Security Rights Victoria in September 2021 as a Community Lawyer working on disaster preparedness, I have since moved […]

The ‘other’ family violence 

When Emily* reached out to a family violence centre for support to leave an abusive relationship, she told the counsellor that the […]

Financial Counselling Victoria conference: working together

After two years of attending the Financial Counselling Victoria conference online via Zoom, it was a great pleasure in September […]

How poverty impacts people with social security issues

Anti-Poverty Week is a time when we shine a light on the causes of and issues arising from poverty in […]