Daily News - Friday 7 February 2014
The Abbott Government must remain firm in its pledge to abolish the charities commission and reduce red tape in the Not for Profit sector, according to a highly critical report by The Centre for Independent Studies.
Colin Bettles, The Land
PRIME Minister Tony Abbott has indicated he’s looking at bringing forward new drought support measures that are due to start on July 1, to provide income support payments to struggling farmers.
Where do you stand on the direction of the country, priorities for government spending and taxation?
Bridie Jabour, the Conversation
Young offenders’ names would be published, detention would no longer be a last resort and 17-year-olds would move to adult jails.
Lenore Taylor, The Guardian
The government needs to be consistent on which struggling industries should get assistance and in what circumstances.
A COALITION of charities and service providers has united to demand the State Government retain cash help for battler families to meet spiralling school costs.
David James, Eureka Street
George Orwell in his book Animal Farm famously parodied the vicious use of language in communist states.