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

Real News Australia

By Glenn Murray.

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 live in poverty, well above the OECD average of 11.3%. And it’s on the rise. Yet our government is waging an outright war on social services, long-term infrastructure and low income earners, which will only make things worse. Here’s just a taste of what they’ve done (with a few at the end that they’ll probably do):

What he’s already done

  1. Increased the unemployment rate
  2. Suspended the Wage Connect program, despite it being proven to deliver good outcomes for unemployed people
  3. Cut funding from Operation Newstart, an early intervention program…

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