The Indigenous Officer for the Australian Council of Trade Unions welcomes the Federal Governments intention to scrap the Community Development Program.

Following the Labor party’s win at the last federal election, they announced they will be scrapping CDP and replacing it with a scheme that provides real jobs.

Birri Gubba woman Lara Watson says the she’s excited about the move.

She spoke to NIRS News about CDP, the Cashless Welfare Card and changes to Jobseeker.