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National Welfare Rights Network
Tuesday 5 February 2008
The National Welfare Rights Network (NWRN) provides free and independent information, advice and representation about Social Security law and its administration.
NWRN member organisations operate in all states and territories of Australia and consist of specialist community legal centres and services and individual advocates.
They are independent of Centrelink and all government departments.
The National Welfare Rights Network (NWRN) is a network of community legal centres throughout Australia which specialise in Social Security law and its administration by Centrelink. Based on the experience of clients of NWRN members, the Network also develops policy and advocates for reform based on the principles and rights set out below.
NWRN member organisations (see Contact us) provide casework assistance to their clients, generally by phone, at least in the first instance. NWRN members also conduct training and education for community workers and produce publications to help Social Security recipients and community organisations understand the system. The NWRN also engages in policy analysis and lobbying to improve the current Social Security system and its administration.
NWRN member organisations, individual Welfare Rights centres and services throughout Australia, aim to reduce poverty, hardship and inequality in Australia by:
The NWRN advocates that the Social Security system in Australia should be characterised by an uncompromising recognition of the following rights:
The above originally appeared here.
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