A Shorten Labor Government will help vulnerable families who are going hungry by investing an additional $6 million to support food relief organisations.
A Shorten Labor Government will provide $40 million over four years to emergency relief organisations across the country, including over $5.3 million for organisations that deliver services in Brisbane.
Over the next four years, Labor will provide additional funding to the emergency relief organisations that work in Padstow, Revesby and Panania.
A Shorten Labor Government will provide $40 million over four years to emergency relief organisations across the country.
Transcript from a doorstop interview with Fiona Phillips, Labor Candidate for Gilmore and Andrew Leigh, Shadow Assistant Treasurer.
Media Release: Labor Will Reverse Liberal Cuts & Boost Funding to South Coast Emergency Relief Organisations
Relief organisations support vulnerable Australians who have nowhere else to turn by providing assistance like food hampers, transport vouchers and financial assistance. The charities and not-for-profits that do this work are increasingly stretched and need more resources, which is why Labor will reverse Liberal cuts and invest $40 million into emergency relief across the country.
A Shorten Labor Government will provide $60 million from the Banking Fairness Fund to give vulnerable Australians an alternative to dodgy payday lenders, doubling the funding for not-for-profit microfinance programs across the country.
A Shorten Labor Government will secure the sustainability of the Father Bob Maguire Foundation over the next four years with a $200,000 funding boost.