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CUT TO PENALTY RATES WILL HURT 9,403 WORKERS IN BLAIR

February 27, 2017

One in seven workers in Ipswich and the Somerset Region could lose up to $77 a week as a result of Malcolm Turnbull's cuts to penalty rates.

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HOME CARE CHANGES FOR OLDER AUSTRALIANS

February 27, 2017

Labor's aged care reforms keep rolling out with new changes to Home Care services.

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DIPPING INTO SUPERANNUATION FOR HOUSING DEPOSIT A ‘THOROUGHLY BAD IDEA’

February 23, 2017

The Turnbull Government has no idea how to address housing affordability - as Scott Morrison's thoroughly bad idea demonstrates.

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ANNUAL WAGES GROWTH HITS YET ANOTHER RECORD LOW

February 22, 2017

With wages growth practically stalled, now is NOT the time to cut penalty rates.

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TURNBULL’S UNFAIR CUTS TO HURT LOCAL FAMILIES

February 15, 2017

Families, new mums, pensioners and young people in Ipswich and the Somerset Region are all in the firing line as a result of the Turnbull Government’s latest rounds of harsh cuts.

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GOVERNMENT DRAGGED TO DEAL WITH WORKER EXPLOITATION

February 13, 2017

The Turnbull Government has been dragged kicking and screaming when it comes to dealing with multiple examples of systemic worker exploitation, with reports suggesting that it will introduce legislation, which should have come years ago, into Parliament this week.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST