In the news…

 

 

“Our welfare system has lost its humanity.”  The alarming reality of the federal budget for single mums. 

 

The Morrison government’s 2019 Budget has been criticised for making life harder for those already doing it tough.

“Families face cost of living pressures. And every one of us wants to see wages growing faster. But let me be clear: the answer to these challenges is not higher taxes. The answer is a stronger and more competitive economy, with lower taxes and more jobs,” said Treasurer Josh Frydenberg.

The real impact of this budget will see single mothers, women over 50, and women already financially marginalised, worse off than ever.

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  • Global Sisters (GS) was founded in 2013 by Mandy Richards, who is based in Sydney.
  • Our key supporters include the Citi Foundation, Myer Store, Department of Social Services and the Snow Foundation
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  • In the last two years, GS received 2000+ hours of pro bono support from our legal, accounting, audit, design, branding and photography partners valued at over $200,000.
  • We currently have a team of sixteen (16) people across NSW, ACT, Victoria and the Philippines.

In the Press

Women’s Agenda

April 2019

Mamamia

April 2019

INNOV8 Logan

Jan 2019

House & Garden

June 2018

B & T

May 2017

SBS

June 2018

PR Wire

May 2017

SBS

June 2018

RiotACT

June 2018

Imalia

May 2017

Campaign Brief

May 2017

Mumbrella

May 2017

Smart Company

March 2017

The Stable

May 2017

Project Inspire

August 2014

Mama Mia

August 2014

Ruby Connection

December 2013