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Women are still the majority of the low paid workers in Australia - a fact that is conveniently ignored by government

April 30, 2017 - 00:15 -- Admin

The Australian Taxation Office publishes a range of statistics which, despite the time lag, state and federal governments and their agencies rely on for a financial profile of the nation.
This April the data release covers the financial year 2014-15.

Quotes of the Week

April 29, 2017 - 00:18 -- Admin

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Donald Trump averaged 41% job approval during his first quarter as president, 14 percentage points lower than any other president in Gallup's polling history. Bill Clinton had the previous low mark of 55%. The average first-quarter rating among post-World War II presidents elected to their first term is 61%, with John Kennedy's 74% the highest.

President Donald J Trump has been in office for exactly 100 days and the Turnbull Government continues to endorse him

April 29, 2017 - 00:18 -- Admin

This is what America thinks of the man that Australian Prime Minister Malcolm 'I trust the wisdom and judgment of Trump and Pence' Turnbull and his ministers have so slavishly endorsed.............David Remnick, Editor, in The New Yorker, A HUNDRED DAYS OF TRUMP: With his

A Russian government think tank controlled by Vladimir Putin developed a plan to swing the 2016 U.S. presidential election to Donald Trump

April 28, 2017 - 00:15 -- Admin

Reuters, 19 April 2017:(Reuters) - A Russian government think tank controlled by Vladimir Putin developed a plan to swing the 2016 U.S. presidential election to Donald Trump and undermine voters’ faith in the American electoral system, three current and four former U.S. officials told Reuters.They described two confidential documents from the think tank as providing the framework and rationale for what U.S.

Of course, certainly, we keep your personal information safe from prying eyes!

April 27, 2017 - 00:16 -- Admin

Anyone who is certain that all information a state/federal government department/agency or civil corporation holds about their social, financial, genealogical or health status is strictly protected from prying eyes needs to seriously question why they appear to hold that unsafe assumption.The Sydney Morning Herald, 21 April 2017:More than 70

Ninety-six per cent of Australian federal parliamentarians own a property

April 27, 2017 - 00:15 -- Admin

ABC News, 20 April 2017:There's no housing affordability crisis in the ranks of Federal Parliament's members and senators.The politicians charged with tackling the thorny issue of spiralling house prices are among the nation's most aggressive property investors, an analysis by the ABC has revealed.The 226 individuals own 524 properties between them and about half of them