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New ways to dud Kiwis

16 Apr 2014
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New Zealand has reacted to proposed changes to Australian social security law by raising discrimination concerns with Canberra

DURING the last two federal election campaigns the Coalition promised new measures to tackle long-term unemployment. That pledge has found its way into legislation that would create two new payments to encourage people to rejoin the workforce. Labor has largely supported the bill, which is currently before parliament, but the precedent it sets for New Zealanders living in Australia has inflamed opinion across the Tasman…

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