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From above and below the poverty line: Our nation’s welfare is broken

From above and below the poverty line: Our nation’s welfare is broken

I’ve been on both sides of the poverty line, and I can unequivocally state that this country’s welfare system needs to change its direction.

Cashless welfare card now set to roll out nationally

The federal government has continued its pushing of the controvesial cashless welfare card, with residents in Queensland join Western Australia in the scheme.   Thousands of Queenslanders and Western Australians will be the next to have their Centrelink payments quarantined, as the federal government continues its rollout of the cashless welfare card. The Turnbull-led government

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