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The Real “Big 4” Now Own Our Big Health Too


By General Maddox December 2014 saw the sell off of one of the Australian Governments biggest revenue streams. Medibank Private, the government owned health fund was sold off by Abbott to his mates in the huge finance world. Many of whom finance the LNP. No longer does Australia own its own health fund. Medibank Private […]

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56 reasons to march against the government this weekend


Think about the list below. Will you be marching this weekend? By Glenn Murray http://www.glennmurray.com.au The Abbott government: Has dropped two years of Gonski funding to public schools. Has cut funding to public hospitals by $50b. Wants to deny the dole to unemployed under-30s for 6 months (in every year they’re unemployed). Wants to increase […]

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Who’s REALLY running Australia?


By Glenn Murray http://www.glennmurray.com A big-biz alliance told Abbott what policies it wanted Recently an alliance of big businesses put together a wishlist of 100 policies they wanted our government to implement. I’ll discuss these policies in a second, but for now, think of them as a recipe for making the rich richer.   Look […]

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Amid Rising Cost of Living Abbott Gov Wants to Reduce Minimum Wage


By General Maddox. Yes you read the title correctly. That’s exactly what the Abbott Governments Commission of Audit is recommending among other drastic measures to end Australia’s apparent terrible economic hardship and bring the budget back into line. In a recent article published on TheGuardian.com, the Commission of Audit has stated that the reduction in the […]

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Abbott’s war on the rest of us – And why there’s no need


By Glenn Murray. http://www.glennmurray.com.au In the UK at the moment, there’s skyrocketing food poverty. And in the US, more than one in five American kids live in a ‘food insecure’ household. In both cases, inadequate low-income wages, high unemployment, and inadequate welfare are all significant contributors. And this is exactly where Australia is heading… 14.4% of Australians already […]

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Australian Carbon Tax Repeal In The Balance


By Mary Swire. Tax-News.com Hong Hong.  While the Australian Senate ponders legislation intended to repeal the country’s carbon tax law, the former chief executive of a greenhouse gas research centre has said that scrapping Australia’s carbon tax is “the right thing to do at this time.” Peter J. Cook – who worked at the Cooperative […]

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It’s Not What You Know – It’s WHO You Know


Those in a position of power over the rest of us prove once again that there’s a different set of rules for themselves than there is for us. By General Maddox. Our new Chief of Staff is a “Bloody Idiot” according to an old government ad campaign to curb drink driving. Personally I have always […]

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