Topic archives: welfare money

Australia’s ‘overly generous’ welfare in context

Australia’s ‘overly generous’ welfare in context

May 30, 2014 19

The government and its News Corp cheerleaders have called Australia's welfare system "unsustainable", "overly generous" and "sending Australia broke". Crikey intern Jake Stevens asks: do the numbers stack up?

The Northern Territory: where you can buy cars before bread

September 10, 2007

It seems that life under Brough and Howard’s NT intervention will be very much like the old Mission and Government Settlement days—no doubt with white picket fence and all, writes Henri Ivrey.