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Unemployment relief unavailable

by ALEC SMART After the Federal Government demanded closure of large sectors of the workforce that dealt with the public, which primarily affected those working in venues (cinemas, theatres), hospitality (restaurants, pubs, clubs), performance arts (bands, actors, comedians), and indoor sporting venues (public pools, gyms), thousands of newly-unemployed tried to register at Centrelink offices. On […]

WAYS funding obliterated

As Youth Week kicked off last Saturday with the Bondi Blitz celebrations, Bondi's young unemployed lost their specially targeted employment service. WAYS Youth Services, one of only two specialist youth employment providers in NSW, has lost its $1.8 million yearly funding in times of rising unemployment and there is now no specialist youth provider in […]