The Australian government has commenced to reduce the Status Resolution Support Services (SRSS) program. The program provides basic living allowance, casework, and torture and trauma counseling.
- Pregnant women, families with young children, and people with depression will not be exempt from these changes.
- Potentially thousands of people could become homeless.
- Bright young students who have won scholarships to university could loose access to income support
- Pregnant women who fled family violence have found themselves without access to any money or appropriate health care.