By Ugly Tony is 63 and has Friedreichs Ataxia. This means he needs total 24-hour care to help with basic needs, and to communicate and interact with the world around him.
By Adam Carlton Campaigners are calling for a substantial increase in the Newstart payment, anywhere from 75 to 200 percent. The argument is that the benefit has fallen so far behind the poverty line that […]
By Joe Montero A by-product of Malcolm Turnbull’s fall has been more revelations about the involvement of Rupert Murdoch in the manipulation of Australian government and politics.
By Ben Wilson The nursing home scandal keeps on going. What is coming to light now is not new. Vulnerable Australians have been exploited and mistreated for years. The industry has been a vehicle to […]
From Queensland The Scott Morrison government may be fast tracking the expansion of the cashless welfare card in Queensland, now that independent Senator Tim Storer has flagged the end of his opposition to the move.
By Melissa Davey (The Guardian 26 September 2018) A national disability rights and advocacy organisation has said the smaller than expected budget deficit has come at the expense of people requiring social security support.
By Joe Montero Australia’s army of bigots have jumped on the bandwagon, taking a nine-year old girl, for refusing to stand for the national anthem at school.
By Ben Wilson Legal firm Slater and Gordon has launched Australia’s biggest ever class action. Up to 5 million, or one in three Australians, could be involved in seeking compensation, for alleged superannuation rip-offs. It […]