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More evidence that the far-right in politics and industry are determined to drive working class Australians into generational poverty?

October 4, 2017 - 00:15 -- Admin

The Sydney Morning HeraldWage fraud, wage freezes, cuts to penalty rates and companies scrapping enterprise agreements will reduce the retirement savings of millions of workers by $100 billion by the time they retire, a report has found.The report, the Consequences of Wage Suppression for Australia's Superannuation System by the Australia

Surge in water consumption prompts call from Clarence Valley Council for people to be careful with their water use

October 3, 2017 - 00:16 -- Admin

Clarence Valley Council, media release, 27 September 2017:Clarence residents urged to be water wiseA surge in water consumption has prompted a call from the Clarence Valley Council for people to be careful with their water use.The council’s general manager, Ashley Lindsay, said figures for the same date for each of the past four years showed how much water people were using this Spring.“On September 25, 2014, we consumed 12 megalitres,“ he said.“On September 25, 2015 we used 14 megalitres, on

Iluka Real Estate decided to tout a proposed development and instead stirred up the local community

October 2, 2017 - 00:16 -- Admin

Perhaps thinking to further his own commercial interests and apply a little pressure to the Northern Joint Regional Planning Panel (NJRPP) currently considering a proposed 140 lot development on environmentally sensitive land, Iluka Real Estate owner Graeme Lynn took to the airwaves on 26 September 2017 spruiking this development which he has been advertising online since  2015.Unfortunately for Mr.

Centrelink sent out 19,980 incorrect debt notices in just eight months

October 2, 2017 - 00:15 -- Admin

Australian Parliament, PARLWORK, Question Details:Question asked of the Minister for Human Services and Liberal MP for Aston Alan Tudge on 31 May 2017:How many Centrelink clients who were notified of a debt or the likelihood of a debt with Centrelink through its Online Compliance Intervention system, have subsequently had their debt (a) reduced, and (b) cancelled completely.Could he provide a breakdown of parts (1)(a) and (b) by (a