Tag Archives: Welfare

Welfare or no-fair?

Hello everyone, I have a number of pieces in process of being written, but haven’t as yet finished any of them 🙂 . That is what happens when you have a 2 year old child whom you care for and look … Continue reading

Aside | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Automation or death?

I was listening to the news this evening which was mentioning increasing automation levels in many industries in Australia (and many other countries). I am not sure if we truly realise the potential difficulties that automation will cause with regards to people … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Family/children, Politics, Wages/Conditions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Austerity in Australia

A short one handed post (the other one has just had minor surgery) about Austerity in Australia. Now that the powerful businesses in Australia have got there beloved Liberal party into government, the Austerity measures have started to surface to … Continue reading

Posted in Family/children, Health, Politics, Wages/Conditions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The New Labor Party?

Good morning everyone (now actually afternoon  ), I was just writing about Labor (the Australian Labor party) this morning and thought I would add it to my blog. I don’t think that many people really understand where Labor stands these … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, Wages/Conditions | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Inequitable Rubbish

Originally posted on The Australian Independent Media Network:
Abbott has finally produced a policy announcement about his ‘signature policy’ – Paid Parental Leave. Lenore Taylor has a sensible article in today’s The Guardian pointing out that the real issue for…

Posted in Business, Family/children, Politics, Wages/Conditions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

If Abbott wins: ruthless cuts?

I was reading this article on the ABC today: http://www.abc.net.au/unleashed/4579558.html?WT.mc_id=newsmail And was alarmed enough to decide to comment on it. I know that the guy who wrote it is obviously a strong Labor supporter, being a Labor party think tank, … Continue reading

Aside | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Welfare recipients struggle to survive in Australia.

This is a letter to ABC News 24 regarding the discussion on the Newstart allowance and welfare in general in Australia. A similar version was also posted on their Facebook page. Dear ABC News 24, I have been watching this … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Education, Health, Politics, Social/Community, Wages/Conditions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment