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Labor's new upper class welfare: the First Home Savers Account

1 Apr 2008
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A new Labor government, fresh from winning an historic election on the basis of defending collective bargaining, identifies the core concerns of working families – job security, petrol prices, grocery prices, and housing affordability. Then it announces a new welfare payment where those earning over $180,000 per year will receive twice as much as those on average weekly earnings. How did we come to this pass?

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2008
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