Senate debates

Tuesday, 2 September 2014

Questions without Notice


3:19 pm

Photo of Carol BrownCarol Brown (Tasmania, Australian Labor Party, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Families and Payments) Share this | Hansard source

Mr President, I have a further supplementary question. I refer to comments made by Reserve Bank board member Heather Ridout, who declared the government's plan to keep young job seekers off Newstart allowance for six months to be 'ideological and far too harsh'. Is Ms Ridout right?


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