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Morrison shuts down Barnaby’s plan to increase Newstart

Morrison shuts down Barnaby’s plan to increase Newstart

Today, Barnaby Joyce unexpectedly broke rank, calling for an increase in Newstart payments. Sadly, his message didn’t travel far, as Scott Morrison stated that he has “no plans” to do such a thing.

Raise the rate: The AUWU’s Jeremy Poxon talks welfare

Jeremy Poxon of the Australian Unemployed Workers’ Union (AUWU) talks about the harsh realities that welfare recipients face, and why those in power do not seem to care.

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