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Slippery slope to privatising Centrelink

Between June 2016 and April 2017, 42 million calls to Centrelink were met with the dreaded busy signal. This number has almost doubled since the 2015-16 financial year. That's a lot of frustrated people.

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Voluntary assisted dying

The controversial idea of voluntary assisted dying has gained some political traction across Australia this past year. But whether it will be legislated is another story. 

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Ageism: the new ism on the block

While sexism and racism have long been at the centre of discussions around fairness and equity, recent research launched by the Benevolent Society has shed new light on the issue of ageism.

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Global Financial Crisis (GFC) turns 10

Defensive stocks versus term deposits ten years after the Global Financial Crisis. 

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Landlines and the NBN

The replacement of the copper wire network for landline telephones with the National Broadband Network (NBN) is gathering pace.

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