descriptionBudget 2017 and why ‘A fair chance for every child’ still matters so much

The 2017 Federal Budget is a big improvement on the low-tide mark of Liberal’s awful 2014 budget; however, some measures will have a marked impact upon single mother families who are receiving welfare support. Others will affect all those with low and insecure incomes. Interestingly, few articles or discussions have considered the impact of these […]

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description2014 Federal Budget targets those who can least afford it.

Last night the federal government delivered a Budget they insist is an essential remedy to the massive financial mess left to them by the previous Labor government. Regardless of whether this is true or not (and all evidence points to, not!) what is clear is most of the ‘heavy lifting’ the government says is needed to get […]

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