By Hannah Dunlop Budget lingo can be hard to understand, especially as we can often feel disconnected to the world of finance and financial management. But listening to the radio, scrolling through social media and reading news articles can still mean we are confronted with phrases that feel way too financial. Below are some ones […]
Video: ‘The people are the power’
Presenter: Yvette Jurd; Producer: Mert Blakanli Featured image: Protesters at Sydney’s March in May. Photo: Jerry Dohnal/CC/flickr
March in May: Budget ‘a disgrace’
‘We live in a country that can afford to take care of everyone.’ Protesters at March in May. STORY AND PHOTOS BY KIAN HALL The rumbling hum of protest fills the air as people gather in Belmore Park, Sydney CBD, for the March in May. People, young and old gather to show their anger, […]
Drastic cuts and a budget emergency …or just the Liberals’ wish list?
By Athena Mylonas The Commission of Audit’s recommendations could save the budget tens of billions of dollars a year and achieve a surplus of 1 per cent by 2023, according to the Abbott government. Everyone stands to be affected, with either higher taxes or reduced services. The treasurer, Joe Hockey, says the report proves the […]