The Australian Unemployed Workers’ Union is more than an organisation protecting the rights of the unemployed, sick and the elderly from the heartless attacks of successive Australian governments.
As well as defending the rights of our society’s most vulnerable, we also want to suggest new ways in which Australia can become a fairer and more humane country for everyone.
Below are a series of alternative ideas of how our society can realistically look after its most vulnerable. These ideas, created by some of the world’s most innovative thinkers on socio-economic issues, not only remind us that there are an infinite amount of ways we could be running a more humane society in Australia, but also question why we are developing one of the most heartless welfare system in the advanced world.
#1: Job Guarantee
Made famous by Australian economist Bill Mitchell, Job Guarantee advocates full employment and outlines a strategy to achieve this. We have provided a short, easy to understand summary of this policy here
If you have any more alternative ideas to create a equal and fair Australia, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org