Paul Keating says 'there's been no scrutiny whatsoever'. That isn't totally right. But whether the scheme represents good public policy is a different question.
Women affected by domestic violence should have access to all the social support they require. Visa status shouldn't get in the way of that.
The NSW government wants to water down existing greyhound welfare requirements in a new code of practice for the greyhound racing industry that would confine dogs to tiny cages at all times.
The Coalition bungled its stimulus announcement and it looks like it'll bungle any chance of reforming the sector too.
Vulnerable groups applying for social services face massive wait times and an incredibly complex application process. And the problem is only getting worse.
There are many questions about the government's controversial robodebt scheme. Let's start with what it actually is.
Why did the government undertake robodebt when there were major questions about its legality? Regardless of Friday's backflip, an inquiry is needed to establish the origin of the debacle.
Advocates say the disability sector has been largely ignored in government plans to combat coronavirus. The ramifications could be deadly.
The government says it owes no duty of care to welfare recipients. No wonder Australian citizens are feeling alienated.
As government spending on both residential aged care and home care has increased, private providers have been the main beneficiaries. And complaints have soared.