JOBSEEKERS ATTACK RAMMED THROUGH PARLIAMENT

THURSDAY, 30 OCTOBER 2014

The Abbott Government has moved to avoid parliamentary scrutiny over their latest unfair attack on vulnerable jobseekers.

Last night Assistant Minister Luke Hartsuyker shut down debate in the House of Representatives on a Bill that will:

  • Remove basic rights of appeal for jobseekers who have their payments suspended for failing to attend appointments; and

  • Force over 55 year olds to meet new activity tests or risk losing payments, despite zero analysis of the impact of age discrimination in job market.

Click here to read the full release.

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Julie Collins - Federal Labor Member for Franklin
Standing Up For Franklin