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Hanson's autism remarks miss the point of NDIS, Gonski and so much more

Hanson is ill-informed and divisive. However, parents of children with disabilities owe her thanks ...  
Newstart: A public health issue and a national disgrace

While all Australian welfare allowances are meagre, it is alarming that "Newstart" is so drastical ...  
IA #1 top story of 2016: A letter from Duncan Storrar

Vilified by News Corp after speaking out on ABC Q&A, Duncan Storrar's heartfelt letter was IA's ...  
IA #6 top story of 2016: The cruel pension eligibility tricks facing Australia's disabled

This May 2016 story on the Government's cruel changes to the disability pension had a lot of ...  
The cruel pension eligibility tricks facing Australia's disabled

According to the Turnbull Government, if you are 'able to get out of bed in the morning ... you ...  
A letter from Duncan Storrar

Duncan Storrar, the man who dared ask a question on Q&A and was vilified by News Corp as a res ...  
Mick Fanning punches the shark as Australia crunches England

A great weekend of sport has been overshadowed by Australian surfing star Mick Fannings's terri ...  
RIP Brock Turner: The power of social media

Brock Turner typified what can be great about Twitter, writes Noely Neate: that just because you ...  
Parking with Gavin: The sour taste of hypocrisy

With 'a delicious sense of irony that would make even Nigella Lawson blush' managing editor David ...  
Pararoos are go as Australia's cricketers go through

Good sporting news all over, reports Lachlan Barker, as the Pararoos have their funding restored ...  
Open letter to a former disability employment service provider

Naomi Fryers explains why she broke up with her service provider and how her life has been on an ...  
APC rules against News Corp over 'Slackers & Slouch Hats' article

Rupert Murdoch's trashy Sydney tabloid, the Daily Telegraph, has been slammed by the Australian ...  
Abbott Government ignores Australia’s actual debt crisis

The Abbott Government has concocted a fake government debt crisis to ram through unpopular meas ...  
Heartless Abbott snubs Pararoos and disabled 12-year-old girl

Tony Abbott exhibits callous disregard and gross disrespect to a young partially blind soccer ...  
Unchristian Kevin Andrews and his deadly DSP changes

Disability support pensioner Cathy McQueen says DSP changes foreshadowed by Kevin Andrews and the ...  
DSP recipients aren't relaxing in a hammock, Eric

On Q&A in February, disability support pension recipient Daniel Turner questioned Eric Abetz about ...  
No country for old men — or women

The WHO estimates that by mid-century, two billion people will be over 60 years old — but rather ...  
The Andrews announcement

Bob Ellis reflects on Kevin Andrews’ announcement today that public support for underprivileged ...  

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