Samaritans Blog

Samaritans vision is for a society without poverty, where there is inclusion, care, dignity and opportunity for all its citizens.

However there are roadblocks in the community holding back this vision.

Our blogs seek to identify these roadblocks and point to ways to overcome them.

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Jobseekers deserve better

This opinion piece was also published in the Newcastle Herald newspaper. Click to read. In December last year, there were more than 18,000 people in the Hunter region receiving Newstart. Newstart is designed to support people in our community who…

Film: In My Blood It Runs

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Written by Samaritans CEO, Brad Webb From 7 to 14 July, NAIDOC Week will be celebrating the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.   Just recently, I was in Melbourne on the land of the Wurundjeri people and had the opportunity…