And linking them to welfare dependency is just plain wrong.
If the Turnbull Government was serious about improving the lives of vulnerable Australians they would invest in Gonski, they would invest in Medicare, they would invest in our higher education system.
This new approach should be genuinely about improving peoples' life outcome and quality of life, not just about saving money. We must stay connected to those who exit the system to make sure they meet key wellbeing indicators and are having better life outcomes.
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Viewed through the eyes of Australia’s poorest, most disadvantaged children and young people, the Government’s ‘jobs and growth’ mantra becomes more of a taunt than a promise of good things to come.
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The presumptive GOP presidential nominee has been saying the opposite on the campaign trail.
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