Welfare conditions could specify refraining from drug and alcohol abuse, says minister

Welfare conditions could specify refraining from drug and alcohol abuse, says minister

The Guardian: World News

Minister argues against increasing Newstart and says welfare payments could be linked to school attendance

The social services minister, Christian Porter, is considering expanding “mutual obligation” requirements for welfare recipients so they refrain from excessive alcohol or illicit drug use.

He is also considering linking welfare payments to school attendance.

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