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Australia’s poor old women

Australia’s poor old women

Despite women facing the wage gap, eventual poverty and possible homelessness, the government is quite happy to blame us for our fate.

Believe me, I’m dying to live

Believe me, I’m dying to live

Recently, I’ve been struggling with my mental health. For the first time, it seems too much. Don’t get me wrong, I want to live. That’s all I want to do.

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A wine cellar in a rental property? Why, yes you can

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Current Affairs Wrap: Another US mass shooting, Adani’s mine is almost here, America weaponises “freedom gas”

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The coalition is back – But delivering on promises won’t be easy

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Masculine traditions still rule in study of Australian men

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Great southern blend: Let our new citizens shape us, not we them

With the conditions on new citizens tougher, it begs us to ask not only who we are, but what we expect.     In this culture of 'otherdom', again we're

Extinction denial: The politically-funded conspiracy theory that is gaining traction

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Parking: Sydney’s clandestine racket

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Three indoor plant species that can withstand your neglect

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The US election will be fought over facts…both versions of them

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Cyberattack on German hospital kills patient, experts suggest extortion racket

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Will the pandemic force us to recognise how privileged we are?

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The forced sterilisation of women in detention is nothing new

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Can Trump push through RBG’s Supreme Court successor before the election?

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A pale shade of mimicry: Can Albo oppose ScoMo?

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“In no way racist”: Police respond to latest indigenous death in custody

The death of an indigenous woman has sparked protests in Queensland, and cold comfort from those who placed her in a holding cell.      South East Queensland has erupted

In defence of grammar nazism: What is correct is correct

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Slashing the benefit will not help the unemployed find work

This week, the extra support offered to the unemployed will be slashed. Our analysis shows that this will not result in people suddenly getting work.     This week, support

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Australia’s poor old women

Despite women facing the wage gap, eventual poverty and possible homelessness, the government is quite happy to blame us for our fate.

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Australia’s poor old women

Despite women facing the wage gap, eventual poverty and possible homelessness, the government is quite happy to blame us for our fate.

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