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Agencies attack Australian Budget

by Muriel Porter, Australia Correspondent

Posted: 23 May 2014 @ 12:19

TWO Anglican agencies have strongly criticised aspects of the Federal Government's Budget, presented in the Australian Parliament last week.

Anglicare Australia, and the Brotherhood of St Laurence have attacked welfare cuts in particular.

In a range of decisions that have caused controversy, the Federal Budget has cut or abolished welfare support for the young unemployed and families, made significant changes to pension arrangements, and introduced a patient payment for ...

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