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Australians do not trust banks with their super, 7 out of 10 want a not-for-profit system, Essential Research polling reveals

March 9, 2017 - 00:16 -- Admin

AAP MediaNet, media release, 3 March 2017:Australians do not trust banks with their super, 7 out of 10 want not-for-profit system, new polling revealsExplosive new polling shows that when it comes to superannuation, most Australians don’t trust the big banks and over two-thirds want the system to run on a not-for-profit basis with all returns to members.The Essential poll of 1000 people, commissioned by Industry Super Australia, has found that only 31% trust that the banks will ensure the sup

The real reason the Turnbull Government is seeking to intimidate Centrelink clients who speak out?

March 8, 2017 - 00:16 -- Admin

North Coast Voices readers may have noticed mainstream and social media debating the ethics of Turnbull Government Minister for Human Services, Alan Tudge, and a department in his portfolio releasing personal and perhaps sensitive protected information about a Centrelink client to journalists.Readers may also have noticed that in Senate est

A Fair Day's Wages For A Fair Day's Work*: has an employment epoch finally come to an inglorious end?

March 7, 2017 - 00:16 -- Admin

Looking at the Australian employment market in 2016 and 2017 one has to ask if this country has entered the Era of Exploitation………ABC News, 1 March 2017:the Australian economy is currently growing at around 2 per cent per annum. That's about fast enough to keep the unemployment rate steady, but it's not fast enough to create lots of new jobs.