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Can Liberal MP Julia Banks – or anyone – live on $40 a day?

May 7, 2018 - 16:17 -- Admin


(Meme via @ParsingThoughts)

 
Last Wednesday (2 May), Liberal MP Julia Banks – one of the nodding heads behind PM Malcolm Turnbull when Question Time is televised – claimed she could live on the Newstart allowance of $40 a day while looking for a job.

This $40 is the pittance a single unemployed person gets for the system’s failure to create enough jobs.

To read the rest of my article in Independent Australia click here.