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Get Involved

Take action

The resources below will help you and others who care about social justice to:

  • advocate for action to raise the Newstart Allowance
  • protect our social safety net
  • build awareness and create pressure for change

Get started by signing the Raise the Rate petition on the ACOSS website.

Know the issues

  • Raise the Rate Backgrounder. Get a comprehensive understanding of the Newstart Allowance.
  • Newstart Mythbuster. This resource challenges myths and stereotypes that abound in relation to our social security system and the people who receive Newstart Allowance.
  • Useful links. Other resources and organisations.