Latest research by Professor Anne Summers AO shows that as many as 60 per cent of single mothers are single because they fled violence. WEL demands the Government give single mothers and their children a better chance by ending mutual obligations and keeping parents on PPS while their children are in school

WEL has written to the Prime Minister, the Minister for Women, the Treasurer and the Minister for Social Services in support of the campaign by the Council for Single Mothers and their Children to restore to them the dignity and financial security they deserve through reinstating the Parenting Payment (Single) for women with children over eight.

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Women's Electoral Lobby Au


Women's Electoral Lobby is a national, independent, non-party political, feminist lobby group working to ensure the rights of Australian women are protected.