Daily News - Tuesday 3 December 2013
Patricia Karvelas, The Australian
A FEDERAL government scheme that subsidises bosses to give jobs to the long-term unemployed will be put on hold by the Abbott government and the entire system will be reviewed.
A global movement is using the popularity of the “selfie” to encourage people to give to charities. #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to charitable giving which is being held today, has attracted more than 10,000 organisations worldwide and about 300 organisations in Australia.
Anne Twomey, The Conversation
This week, the High Court will begin hearing the Commonwealth’s challenge to the ACT’s Marriage Equality (Same Sex) Act 2013. But don’t expect lofty rhetoric about equality; the case is really about the inconsistency of laws, not human rights.
Frank Quinlan, The Age
I'm on a long drive; hungry and tired I pull into a roadside service centre to buy some food. At first glance it seems there is lots of choice.
Renee Viellars, The Courier Mail
THE Abbott Government will today move to claw back almost $3 billion in family and welfare payments under laws to tighten eligibility.
David Llewellyn-Smith, The Drum
Coalition chaos is destroying its own agenda at astonishing speed, trying to be all things to all Australians at a time when common sacrifices are what is needed.
Judith Sloan, The Australian
PUBLIC trust in institutions is an important ingredient of social harmony and economic efficiency
Immigration Minister Scott Morrison slams rejection of reintroduction of temporary protection visas
The Sydney Morning Herald
Labor and the Greens have scuttled the Abbott government's attempt to reintroduce temporary protection visas for asylum seekers, sparking an angry response from Immigration Minister Scott Morrison.
Bronwen Clune, The Guardian
When it comes to tackling capitalism, Pope Francis is revolutionary. But you cannot support economic equality while imposing a moral hierarchy that perpetuates disadvantage