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It's not just school-leavers; a woman in her thirties might think twice about part-time study given the debt she would be taking on.
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Housing affordability is one of those reasons.
But, he says, the Medicare Levy increase should be applied equally.
In Australia, the 'precariat' is growing.
He wants to know where the victory march is.
Tax cuts for big companies, punitive measures for poor people, and no mention of climate change.
And he's accusing the PM of favouring millionaires over the middle class.
But he implores them not to pass on budget pain to customers.
Is "better days ahead" over-egging it?
Labor MP Sam Dastyari had plenty to say about the theatre of budget night when HuffPost Politics Editor Karen Barlow caught up with him in parliament on Tuesday night.
There are plenty of calls for funding, but only so much to go around.
Here’s what we know so far.
They thought aid funding was going to spared, for once.
'Thousands of kids like me are bullied on a daily basis because of their sexuality.'