Below you will find a list of all posts that have been categorised as "Cohort: Hardship"

Stop the debt trap

No-one should be forced to choose between putting food on the table or paying off their loans, yet that is the reality for thousands of Australians caught in the debt trap due to high-cost fast [...]

17 September 2019|Post

QCOSS welcomes Imprisonment and Recidivism draft report

QCOSS welcomes the Queensland Productivity Commission’s release of its draft report into Imprisonment and Recidivism. Several of our suggestions from the QCOSS submission are specifically referenced by the report, including changing the counter-productive ‘tough on [...]

8 February 2019|Post

Reducing bill shocks by allowing meter self-reads

On 25 October 2018, the Australian Energy Markets Commission (AEMC) made a more preferable final rule to make it easier for small customers to fix inaccurate estimated bills by providing their own reading of an electricity or [...]

30 October 2018|Post