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Wyatt demands means test to protect mums from Swan’s cut to baby bonus

ken wyattFederal Liberal MP Ken Wyatt has warned the Federal Government's planned cuts to the baby bonus could disadvantage Aboriginal women already living in poverty.

As part of its mid year budget update, the Federal Government will reduce the bonus from $5000 to $3000 for second and subsequent children from mid-2013.

Treasurer Wayne Swan justified the change by arguing "after the first child you've already...

 

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Last Updated on Sunday, 04 November 2012 16:48

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100 mourners angered as WA police harass mourners at Mullewa funeral

marianne mackayBy National indigenous Times West Australian reporter Gerry Georgatos

West Australian police have been accused of harassing people who had travelled last week to the West Australian regional town of Mullewa to attend a funeral.

 

Mullewa resident Yamaji Liz Papertalk said local and regional police converged on the town when about 100 Aboriginal people had come to the town for the...

 

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Last Updated on Sunday, 04 November 2012 16:47

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