Articles from North Coast Voices
Since 2013 the Abbott & Turnbull Federal Governments have announced up to $1b in savings measures that are cutting community services for the people in greatest need in Australia:*$500 million over five years for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community services (Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet under The Hon Tony Abbott and Senator the Hon Nigel Scullion)*$270 million over four years from social services and a freeze on indexation of sector funding (Department of Social Se
‘54% of regional renters are +6% more likely to face discrimination than metro renters if they have kids or pets’Choice, Unsettled: Life in Australia’s private rental market, February 2017:Australia has traditionally been a nation of homeowners.
One dead Great White Shark and 30 dead in non-target/ innocuous marine species. The NSW Coalition Government has a worse by-catch kill rate than many super trawlers.NSW North Coast Shark Meshing Trial ReportReport period: 8 Jan 2017 – 7 Feb 2017Over 8 Jan – 7 Feb 2017 nets were deployed on 27–31 days at five beaches and each checked 28-39 times (Table 1).