Now an Essential Poll says 49% of Australians agree. The proportions between the parties are 60% amongst coalition voters, 40% amongst Labor voters, and what the Australian calls a “surprising” 34% amongst Greens voters.
The idea is that the government should track the lives of welfare recipients more closely and intervene in ways that forestall them remaining on welfare. This is sensible.
The Queensland Government campaigned last election against asset sales, promising no rise in debt or taxes, yet every proposal to accelerate the Queensland economy involves at least one of these.
The fact they were over-claiming savings was confirmed by external modelling of the policy done by ALP think tank, the McKell Institute, the ANU, and since by the Parliamentary Budget Office.
In terms of guilt, I think Leak has undermined his crusade by backing the #indigenousdads movement.
Maddy was 17 when she took her life. She was found hanging from the shower rail of the girls’ bathroom at a residential facility operated by the Territory Department of Children and Families.
Chris Bowen claims Australian property "concessions" are the highest in the world, getting it wrong twice in the same sentence.
Winning the first or second preferences of the voters currently voting non-Greens minor party is the key to securing a workable majority in Australia's federal parliament.
The major issue with housing affordability is the time it takes to save a deposit, and abolishing negative gearing would do little for this while potentially devastating home values.
An electorate that trusts neither side of politics will deliver a result too close to call in the House of Representatives, but hand power to independents in the Senate.