SUKKAR GAFFE ON HOUSING AFFORDABILITY

Malcom Turnbull’s rookie Assistant Minister to the Treasurer Michael Sukkar is already fumbling badly, as he failed to rule out a massive $19 billion blow to the budget bottom line, further endangering Australia’s AAA credit rating.

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TURNBULL HAS PENSIONERS AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY IN HIS SIGHTS

Reports today reveal that the Turnbull Government’s attack on pensioners and people with disability is set to extend to the Centrelink debt recovery debacle.

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LIBERALS ROBBING STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

Reports today show the Liberals are trying to use a data issue as an excuse to rob students with disabilities of much needed funding.

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LIVED EXPERIENCE OF DISABILITY VITAL FOR NDIS BOARD

The Chair of the NDIS Board, Bruce Bonyhady deserves to be re-appointed for another term by the Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter.

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90,000 PENSIONERS WILL LOSE CONCESSIONS FROM NEW YEAR’S DAY

Reports in today’s Herald Sun reveal that thousands of pensioners will lose important concessions, including discounts on council rates because of the Turnbull Government’s changes to the pension assets test.

 

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LIBERALS ARE THE PARTY OF PENSION CUTS

The Liberal Party is the Party of pension cuts after yesterday’s MYEFO confirmed that the Turnbull Government will make yet more cuts to the Age Pension - this time stripping pensioners of the pension supplement if they spend more than six weeks overseas.

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TURNBULL’S ZOMBIE CUTS MUST BE REMOVED FROM THE BUDGET

Malcolm Turnbull must scrap his unfair zombie cuts from the Budget and from the Parliament. 

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LIBERALS ANNOUNCE EIGHTH SO CALLED ‘WELFARE CRACKDOWN’

The Turnbull Government today also announced their eighth ‘compliance savings’ measure since the 2014 Budget.

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PEOPLE WITH MENTAL ILLNESS MUST BE SUPPORTED

The Turnbull Government must work with the mental health sector as a matter of urgency to ensure people with mental illness who are not eligible for the NDIS can continue to receive the support they need. 

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LABOR WELCOMES COURT DECISION ON BSWAT

Labor welcomes the Federal Court of Australia's decision on a class action on payment to workers at Australian Disability Enterprises.  

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Centenary of Anzac

During the First World War between 1914 and 1918, more than 416,000 Australians enlisted voluntarily from a population of just five million.

330,000 ventured overseas. 60,000 never returned.

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