Media Release: Labor’s position on compulsory income management welcome, but structural change still required

The AIMN has developed a media release responding to Labor’s social services spokesperson Linda Burney’s statement to The Guardian on Tuesday 19 April 2022 confirming the party’s stance against all forms of compulsory income management in Australia. This statement signals a significant development from Labor’s initial commitment to ending the Cashless Debit Card, expanding this to cover income management under the Basics Card as well.

You can read the full release here or on our Media Releases page.