Budget 2018 fails to give a fair go

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If you haven’t had the chance to go through the budget papers with a fine-toothed comb, never fear – here’s our breakdown of how the budget stacks up against the fairness test on some of the biggest issues: justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, our Australian aid budget, action on climate change and our plans to tackle inequality.

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Another Unfair Budget for Australian Aid

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Our fears have been confirmed. The Government has made the worst cuts to aid in our nation’s history, showing that the poorest people of the world mean very little to this Government. They have set out a path for Australia – the second wealthiest country per capita in the world – to give our lowest […]

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The world is watching, will Australia do the right thing?

People all over the world stand to be impacted by the federal budget announcement next week. And just as the world watched the US election in 2012 knowing that the results would affect more than just US citizens, so too do Australia’s political actions have a ripple-on effect that reaches far beyond our own shores. […]

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