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Topic archives: social services

Business Council tactics come straight from Republican playbook

January 15, 2018 16

The Business Council is taking its cue from Republicans in wanting unfunded company tax cuts to be paid for by ordinary Australians through health and education cuts.

Disability support plummets as government turns up heat on the vulnerable

November 7, 2017 18

Disabled Australians are being turned away from the Disability Support Pension and forced onto punitive and untenable unemployment schemes.

When did ‘Labor values’ become John Howard’s values?

When did ‘Labor values’ become John Howard’s values?

March 26, 2013 42

Missing: true Labor values and an acceptance that structural barriers create poverty and disadvantage. It's time for the ALP to stop blaming and short-changing individuals.