— ABC News (@abcnews) May 9, 2017
The wait is finally over.
The 2017 Federal Budget has been released.
So, what did VCOSS members and national social advocacy bodies make of it?
Relieved to see our lifeline restored with funding cuts reversed. But concerned about demonisation of people doing it tough #Budget2017
— Federation of CLCs (@CommunityLawVic) May 9, 2017
Our reaction: Mixed messages in new Turnbull Budget: compliance regime raises worries for vulnerable https://t.co/TBji5az0JZ
— Brotherhood info (@Brotherhoodinfo) May 9, 2017
Welcome change of tack in health, education, housing, but vilification continues
— ACOSS (@ACOSS) May 9, 2017
— VPTA (@PublicTenants) May 9, 2017
Cutting people off welfare for up to 8 weeks in #Budget2017 for non – compliance will only drive the most vulnerable to the streets & hunger
— Kon Karapanagiotidis (@Kon__K) May 9, 2017
— Homelessness Aus (@HomelessnessAus) May 9, 2017
Drug testing disadvantaged Australians for safety net entitlements – govt needs to rethink this fast – start tackling the causes #budget2017
— Bethany (@BethanyGeelong) May 9, 2017
What are these relevant characteristics? Race? Sexual orientation? Location? Very problematic. https://t.co/bWAblEeavF
— Jesse Matheson (@Jesse_Matheson) May 10, 2017
— CHPVic (@CHPVic) May 9, 2017
— Early Childhood Aust (@EarlyChildAust) May 9, 2017
PM Turnbull recognises domestic violence as a national disgrace. But this budget shows he’s still not treating it as a national priority.
— Fair Agenda (@FairAgenda) May 9, 2017