PNG police commander David Yapu has expressed concern that Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has raised tensions on Manus Island with his comments about the behaviour of three refugees towards a young boy. Inspector Yapu has also rejected claims by Border Force Commissioner Roman Quaedvlieg that police were investigating the incident involving … Continue reading
When Yassmin Abdel-Magied posted seven simple words on her Facebook page on April 25, she can’t possibly have predicted the furious, frenzied storm of hatred that was about to come her way. In case you’ve been living under a rock (and if so, do you have some room for me … Continue reading
Anglicare Australia wants budget to relieve ‘poverty trap’ created by low support payments and soaring rents Australia’s rental market is virtually unaffordable for those on low incomes or government welfare, according to a detailed new study.
The other day, I wrote a satirical piece where I suggested that Peter Dutton would claim that it was an operational matter and he wouldn’t be able to release any information about his sources for contradicting all those on Manus who disagreed with his version of events. Today he announced … Continue reading
By Michael Griffin The Turnbull Government claims, on the Department of Human Services website, that the cashless welfare card programme is: an effective tool for supporting disadvantaged communities to reduce the consumption and effects of drugs, alcohol and gambling that impact on the health and wellbeing of communities, families and … Continue reading
Mr Dutton told Sky News today that the mood on the island had been tense following an alleged incident “where three asylum seekers were alleged to be leading a local five-year-old boy back toward the facility”. “There was concern about why the boy was being led or for what purpose … Continue reading
Police contradict immigration minister’s claim the shooting began when three asylum seekers led a five-year-old boy to the detention centre
Proposed GST changes could cost Australians big $$$ Independent consumer group Choice has revealed how Australians who shop online at international websites could pay an additional 60% on their purchases after proposed GST changes.
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