Welfare to Work

Our latest research "'Outside Systems Control My Life': The experience of single mothers on Welfare to Work" released at 2018 ACOSS National Conference.

Our research

Our latest research finds the Welfare to Work policy is failing single mothers and, in most cases, is increasing their financial insecurity.

Findings at a Glance

This summary includes a background on Australia's Welfare to Work reforms, our research methodology plus the key findings.

Read the stories

“I'm always on the brink of being cut off because they keep changing their minds about whether I'm meeting my obligations.” - Amanda

A game of chance

Do you have what it takes to survive Welfare to Work? Play along on our snakes and ladders board games to find out!

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