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Dr Cassandra Goldie, CEO of the Australian Council of Social Services (ACOSS), said on Monday the budget fight looming at the start 45th Parliament...
The National Welfare Rights Network has provided evidence to a parliamentary inquiry into the government’s revised four-week waiting period, telling the Senate Committee that 75,000 people under 25 will be hit by it.
People under 30 on the north coast will live in poverty if they’re forced to wait six months for the dole under the federal government’s controversial Newstart changes, according to Richmond MP Justine Elliot.
As if the jobless and down-and-out in our society don’t have it hard enough surviving on a meagre $225 a week, Mr Abbott now wants to make them apply for 40 jobs a month to be eligible for their paltry payout.
What scares you more? The impact of warming by 1.5 degrees that results in drought, famine, heat stress, species die-off, loss of entire ecosystems and habitable land and 100 million people being thrown into poverty? Or a hundred or so activists in a kayak?
Saturday is the day for you to arrive early and stay late! Cunning Stunts’ Nudge Nudge Wink Wink: The Ultimate Party with a Conscience is turning 8! Eight performances will dazzle on this date, filled with bangers all day long for you to dance and gyrate to fromt their magical birthday line up – we can’t wait! Guest DJs: Iain Yes, James Scott, Rahel, Lady S, and Miss L, join the awesome resident DJs, Lord Sut and Dale Stephen + live performances by The Hoodlum Ballet, all curated for you to celebrate.
Byron Writers Festival is thrilled to present Robyn Davidson, author of the international bestseller Tracks, for an intimate conversation with Zacharey Jane about her memoir Unfinished Woman.