A cruelty called Robodebt

The government settled for $1.3 billion on Monday (16Nov20) over the Robodebt fiasco. How was this scheme allowed to come into being and to run for so long despite the many warnings that it was throwing up incorrect debts on people who could least afford it? The number of suicides directly related to the hounding attitude of the government departments involved became an increasing problem in our community. Why?

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How would I spend $8,000,000?

Now before you all flood me with smart business ventures, donations and begging letters, I don’t actually have $8million to spend. But the Federal government has and it has decided to spend it on supporting the formation of a professional soccer team to be based in Greater Western Sydney. Does this make Greater Western Sydney the new hub of the sporting world in Australia? Maybe. It already has four professional rugby league clubs, a new AFL team and a myriad of other sporting clubs covering the gamut of sport played in Australia. And do any of these other clubs get any form of government assistance? Continue reading “How would I spend $8,000,000?”

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