Save the date: CPAG Nationwide Post-budget events
CPAG and PHA Wellington Post Budget Breakfast l The Boat Shed
Christchurch Post Budget Breakfast l 7.15am
Auckland Post Budget Brunch l Mt Eden War Memorial Hall l 11am
Nelson & Tasman Post Budget Event
Other events TBC
SUPPORT THE TAX JUSTICE CAMPAIGN FOR A CAPITAL GAINS TAX.
SIGN THE PETITION AT https://www.change.org/p/tell-jacinda-we-want-a-capital-gains-tax-it-s-time-to-join-the-modern-world?signed=true
If you would like to become more involved Can you chip in some putea/ funding to help make this happen? – Anything up to $100 is fine – details below.
- Would your organisation agree to lend its name to this campaign and to be part of a list of supporters in the newspaper advertising?
- Join Tax Justice Aotearoa New Zealand.
- Help amplify a #TaxJustice campaign through your communications and social media channels?
Contact [email protected]
Also tell NZ First what you think at https://www.nzfirst.org.nz/
Social Services Conference
NZCCSS and Community Networks Aotearoa
August 27-28, 2019
EQUALITY NETWORK HUI 2019
SAVE THE DATE:
Tuesday 25 June, 10 am – 4pm.
St Andrews on the Terrace, Wellington
Public Good is co-sponsoring a Summer Scholar at Victoria University to “Reveal the Royal Commission on Social Policy 1986-88”. The scholar will work on a series of activities and the results will be presented in a set of published resources in late February or March 2019 and at an event that will bring the recommendations from 30 years ago to a modern audience.
CPAG is producing videos highlighting the experiences of some respondents to the survey. Visit CPAG’s Facebook page to see the first in the series of six videos online
Join Oxfam’s Fair Tax Now campaign on transparency as a way to stop multinational tax avoidance. Oxfam are asking the government to make corporations publish country-by-country reports on their key financial information. Act now. Learn more.
There is still time for input into the Child Wellbeing Strategy as the process will continue until December. Reducing income/wealth inequality will have a significant effect on child wellbeing. To have your say, refer to https://www.dpmc.govt.nz/our-business-units/child-wellbeing-unit
The Welfare Expert Advisory Group is currently seeking feedback, either through a survey on their website www.weag.govt.nz or through attending one of the 12 community forums being held around the country this month. For details refer www.weag.govt.nz/have-your-say/community-forums/ Decent improvements in welfare payments will significantly help reduce income/wealth inequality.
Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) has released 2 new reports Too soon for the tooth fairy: the implications of child poverty for oral health, which summarises current knowledge about the prevalence of poor oral health among children in Aotearoa-New Zealand and Will children get the help they need: An analysis of effectiveness of policies for children in the worst poverty in 2018, which compares the increases in the families package to what the worst-off families will actually need.