A fee for failure: Paying to go bankrupt makes no sense
- Published: 23 March 2014
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Consumer advocates and financial counsellors have expressed their opposition to a new fee aimed at people filing for voluntary bankruptcy in Australia, arguing that the fee will further disadvantage individuals and families who are already struggling under the weight of unmanageable debt, writes Alison Waters.
Breaking Bad hailed as ‘empowering’ by people with disabilities
- Published: 20 November 2013
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Breaking Bad which aired its final episode in the US on 25 September 2013 was consistently described as the best show on television . It was also recognised by Australian television viewers with a disability in a recent survey investigating representations of disability on television and the opportunities the new digital environment offers in terms of accessibility features, writes Katie Ellis.
What We Can Learn from Jody Williams, Nobel Peace Prize Winner
- Published: 17 November 2013
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Disability is not worse than death
- Published: 25 April 2013
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