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Another week of Federal Budget deceptions and hypocrisies

The Coalition’s deficits are the deepest on record. But the duplicity is deeper still. Alan ...  
Make poverty history... this time

There is a way to eradicate poverty in Australia, writes Adrian McMahon. We just need the will.  
MUNGO MACCALLUM: Budget 2020 — Coalition jettisons debt cult mantra for jobs

Last night's Budget announcement revealed that the Government is determined to make an attempt to ...  
Kathy Jackson's conviction: A long time coming

Yesterday, Kathy Jackson was convicted of charges related to the theft of over $100,000 of funds ...  
Conservative politicians and media pressuring 'lazy' youth into farm work

Conservative LNP senators and journalists have been perpetuating the idea that unemployed youth ...  
Skilled temporary visa holders: A barometer for the Australian economy

For at least 20 years, the much-maligned skilled temporary visa has tracked the relative state of ...  
The revolving door inside our aged care sector

If Australia has known for a long time that its aged care sector is in crisis, why is reform so ...  
Young workers worse off than ever

The future for young Australian workers looks dire with news their income was well in decline ...  
Paid pandemic leave key to stem COVID-19 spread and unemployment

The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) has called for a comprehensive plan from the Morr ...  
Job-ready Graduates Package inequitable and just poor economics

The Coalition's new university fees policy is increasingly onerous for students, inconsistent and ...  
How Melbourne’s events sector workers have struggled in the pandemic

William Olson gives a first-hand account of how Melbourne's hospitality industry was affected ...  
New report reveals gig economy thrives off hardship and instability

A recent Victorian Government report on the gig economy reveals a sector governed by laws that act ...  
Morrison Government taking $1.3 billion from the poor and unemployed

The announcement of extensions to the COVID-19 supplement payments comes with the usual fine print ...  
Now is the time to reduce overlong working hours

As Australians are working longer hours, the COVID-19 pandemic is an opportunity to reset the ...  
Australia's migration and humanitarian programs at record lows

Australia's 2020-21 migration and humanitarian programs are likely to be fewer than since the ...  
Morrison Government forges ahead with penalty rate cuts

Tony Burke has hit out at the Morrison Government for forging ahead with the final round of Sunday ...  
Industrial relations reform negotiations at loggerheads — but not for long

Progress with the ongoing industrial relations reform negotiations has been slow, with both sides ...  
The Morrison Government's robodebt cover-up lies

Rather than offer an apology, Scott Morrison has shifted the blame for the robodebt scandal to a ...  
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