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ACOSS May 16
Huge thanks to the independents/crossbenchers who have shown their support for . Whoever wins the election on Saturday, a raise to Newstart is an urgent 'must-do'!
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ACOSS May 14
“The cost of delivering this ­urgent relief to people who are the poorest in the country is less than a third of the Coalition’s tax cuts for people on higher incomes,"
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Bureau Of Genuine Satire May 16
And now a short presentation from the Bureau of Genuine Satire FYI
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ACOSS May 10
at its community BBQ in Adelaide’s north. Today’s a national day of action, there are activities happening all over the country.
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AUWU May 13
Since labor are STILL refusing to immediately , we're currently outside 's office encouraging locals to vote for a party that will
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VPTA May 10
Our team are joining forces with today to . Because Newstart isn’t working. Many Aussies in are relying on just $40 a day to get by - making it impossible to get through tough times. Join us in calling for change -
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# A being slowly murdered by the coalition Sod May 11
Replying to @ScottMorrisonMP
A friend of mine attempted suicide Thursday as like me he is over 50 and unemployed. The despair we feel is real, this was his 2nd attempt this year and sadly I have failed with my suicide on 6 occasions , so please go get fucked
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Andrew Wilkie MP May 13
Government pensions and payments must be increased to levels that people can actually live on. Time to raise the single rate of Newstart, Youth Allowance and related payments, starting with $75 a week.
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Connie Musolino May 10
Today is the National Day of action to of Newstart and Youth Allowance = good for Australians living in poverty, the community & the economy. You can email your local candidates to let them know
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Fr Rod Bower May 15
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# A being slowly murdered by the coalition Sod 2h
Ain't life a shit! meanwhile hundreds of thousands of Australians live in poverty due to the disgusting rate of Newstart, Homelessness is on the rise and the think that there is no need to do anything
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Molly Eliza 5h
we should all flood Albo’s inbox with our stories of living on Newstart/Social Security. I’ll draft up an example letter this afternoon - but I trust y’all to do this justice in your own words. his email is A.Albanese.MP@aph.gov.au
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dibbo May 10
I'm on Austudy which even w/Rent Assistance is a bit less than Newstart. I've $13 in the bank. Ppl on Newstart also have to deal w/vampire job agencies, archaic + often dangerous Work for the Dole program and other obscene treatment. Folks are dying! pls x
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#BoycottPhilippines 16h
How can the media claim the ALP brought overly ambitious left wing reform agenda forward without promising to of ? This is just more corporate narrative control.
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Kate Colvin May 10
People on basically can’t afford housing, so live poised on the cusp of , or actually are Which is pretty messed up for a payment that is supposed to be a safety net!
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Simon Barrable May 14
Many thanks for your continued campaigning on this Stephen
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SACOSS 1h
PM ⁦⁩ wants “people who have a go, to get a go”. Today we all renew our campaign to ensure unemployed & underemployed people do get a go through tough times by encouraging ⁦⁩ & ⁦⁩ to by at least $75 ⁦
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Ben Williams May 18
Replying to @rantability @suthernx
Government is opposed. Only the government can introduce legislation to of via the budget. Politically Labor is not going to sacrifice its self over the unemployed. Give up.
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Jody Smith May 18
How good is being poor, or living with a disability, or both, under a LNP government?
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AUWU May 12
In a recent survey, 98% of our members said being on Newstart made them socially isolated. This punitively low entitlement is creating an underclass of citizens who can't freely participate in our society. This week, our members continue to demand leaders
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