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The inter-generational poverty gap is passing the point of no return.
Plan is 'bad maths' and 'stigmatising', human rights rapporteur says
Linda Burney wants to empower young women to make a difference.
Could you survive on $38 a day?
7500 debts were erased entirely because they were wrong.
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'Unanimous' expert criticism, but the plan is going ahead anyway.
The PM has been speaking in WA.
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The government will trial the system in Western Australia.
Charities, medical groups and politicians are voicing their displeasure at the plan.
'We are absolutely steadfast in saying this will not work.'
Centrelink payments are 'woefully low'.
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Hank Jongen claims Centrelink is still using computers from the 1980s.
Alcohol, tobacco and pornography purchases restricted for 24 months.
Senate inquiry recommends debts be re-assessed immediately.
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That's 146,000 calls a day. It's not just you.
You can't solve a complex social problem like drug use with an absurdly simple and harsh response.
Marijuana, ecstasy and methamphetamines targeted in drug crackdown.
Punishing people won’t achieve anything.
If you're on Centrelink, and take drugs, the government has you in its sights.
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Minister gave client's personal information to a newspaper.
Centrelink's automated debt recovery program saw 20,000 people a week being issued with debt notices.
But Alan Tudge insists he had the right legal advice.
'I had absolutely nothing. I had not a cent to my name.'
Lambie's words were the opposite of what we have come to expect from politicians. They were honest, heartfelt, compassionate, and mostly true.
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When it's from Centrelink.
So a Senate inquiry hears.
Labor has accused Alan Tudge of misconduct over the release of private Centrelink information.
Centrelink is also trawling social media looking for your complaints.
The big surprise was when we got to refugee policy.
The changes -- a long wait for payments, and lower payments -- will not pass the Senate.
New four-week waiting period, plus young people shifted to smaller payments.
From Cory to George, Malcolm to Sussan, Centrelink to refugees, here's your 2017 cheat sheet.