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Australian Politics: when is a welfare program trial not a trial?

August 24, 2017 - 00:15 -- Admin

When is a welfare program trial no longer a trial? When the Turnbull Government decides to remove those restriction which made it a trial……….This Bill removes section 124PF of the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999, which specifies that the cashless debit card trial will occur in up to three discrete locations, include no more than 10,000 people, and will end on 30 June 2018.

Up Yamba way "a fine young fellow" plays soccer.......

August 22, 2017 - 00:16 -- Admin

The Sydney Morning Herald, online, 16 August 2017: Let him play: Marc Reichler-Stillhard's story is all that is good with kids' sportThis is the story of Marc Reichler-Stillhard, a fine young fellow, born with Down syndrome up Yamba way, and immediately embraced by the local community of the mighty Clarence Valley, where the river flows f

The Liberal Party of Australia also has problems at state level

August 21, 2017 - 00:16 -- Admin

This month in South Australia……ABC News, 17 August 2017:State Liberal MP for Mount Gambier Troy Bell has resigned from the party after being charged with stealing a substantial amount of taxpayers' money.Liberal Party state director Sascha Meldrum confirmed she had received and accepted Mr Bell's resignation on Thursday.The first-term MP intends to remain in Parliament and has rel

I wonder if Liberal and Nationals MPs and senators remember that Adani's corporate structure in Australia is allegedly also geared towards siphoning money into tax havens?

August 21, 2017 - 00:15 -- Admin

The Guardian, 16 August 2017:A global mining giant seeking public funds to develop one of the world’s largest coal mines in Australia has been accused of fraudulently siphoning hundreds of millions of dollars of borrowed money into overseas tax havens.Indian conglomerate the Adani Group is expec