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Twitter Web App : These policies are an obvious and cynical distraction from internal pressure on calls to raise Newstart.

But they have to be called out for what they are: a hypocritical, ideological attack on people this government sees as fundamentally undeserving of our care and support.

Twitter Web App : Apart from being "mean-spirited", it's just terrible policy.

Forcing the poorest people in the country down to deplete their savings before offering them help, means people have no cushion when the unexpected happens. More will end up homeless and in emergency.

Twitter Web App : Self reliance??

This government is still handing out billions in tax refunds to retirees with multi-million dollar share portfolios who haven't paid any tax.

smh.com.au/politics/feder…

Twitter Web App : These are super moving words. Many folks in the fight for climate justice are taking up the chants of The Pacific Climate Warriors. Indigenous climate activists in the Pacific are leading the charge – you should check them out: 350 Pacific

Twitter Web App : “We are not drowning, we are fighting”

#ClimateStrike #PacificClimateWarriors

Twitter Web App : The sea is rising. So are we.

And we refuse to leave anyone behind.

– Jean Hinchcliffe, 15 ❤️

Twitter Web App : Things are getting serious 😬

#ClimateStrike

Twitter Web App : "As the seas rise, so will we — and we will leave NOBODY behind." -Jean, 16

#ClimateStrike

Twitter Web App : Crowds marching to the #ClimateStrike in Sydney. This is MASSIVE 😯😍

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Twitter Web App : Here's what students are striking for today:

• No new coal, oil & gas projects, including the Adani mine
• 100% renewable energy generation & exports by 2030
•Fund a just transition & job creation for all fossil-fuel workers & communities

Let's make it happen #ClimateStrike