Gordon Campbell | Parliament TV | Parliament Today | News Video | Crime | Employers | Housing | Immigration | Legal | Local Govt. | Maori | Welfare | Unions | Youth | Search

 


Kiwis face more Aussie trouble

Headline: Kiwis face more Aussie trouble

It looks like the Australian government is about to pull the carpet from under New Zealanders’ feet across the Tasman. People who arrived in Australia before a law change in 2001 thought they were sitting pretty – with a full range of social services and state benefits available to them forever more. But Erina Anderson of IwinAus.org tells Steve Hart that the 2001 change may be about to be backdated to 1994.

Her organization has been highlighting the lack of support for Kiwis who fall on hard times in Australia for about a year now, and says the exodus of Kiwis returning to New Zealand is not just due to a lack of jobs, but because they can’t risk staying – when it all goes wrong for taxpaying Kiwis in Australia, they are on their own. Hear the whole story atwww.SteveHart.co Also in show 7, Trends forecaster Harry Dent warns of property price values dropping and a long period of global deflation.

He says the property bubble in China is about to pop, and says once the country’s economic downturn starts the world’s biggest economies – including New Zealand – will be sucked in as property prices tumble. He says property prices in New Zealand and Australia are due for a big correction.

This week’s DVD review from Jodie Hart of www.FilmFreak.co.nz is The World’s End (which we reckon is a remake of the Invasion of the Body Snatchers). The Steve Hart Radio Show is offered as a free download from www.SteveHart.co, and is available on all good podcast services such as iTunes.


ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

PARLIAMENT TODAY:

Royals: The Prince Of Wales And Duchess Of Cornwall To Visit

Prime Minister John Key welcomes today’s announcement that the Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will visit New Zealand in November. This will be the second joint visit for Their Royal Highnesses to New Zealand. More>>

ALSO:

Tracey Martin Replaced: Ron Mark Is New New Zealand First Deputy Leader

Clayton Mitchell was the successful candidate for the Associate Whip position. Winston Peters was re-elected as Leader by the Caucus. Ron Mark was elected as the Deputy Leader with effect from 10am, Friday, 3rd July. More>>

ALSO:

Rebuild Rebrand: "Regenerate Christchurch" To Replace CERA

The regeneration of Christchurch will be the city’s focus for the next five years as local leadership progressively takes control of the rebuild, Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says. More>>

ALSO:

Nauru: Scholars Urge Minister To Act On Deteriorating Democracy

“Since the 2013 election in Nauru, there has been a series of disturbing developments on the islands that indicate a severe deterioration in the state of its parliamentary democracy and in the rule of law,” say the scholars. More>>

ALSO:

Foreign Affairs: NZ Begins Presidency Of UN Security Council

Prime Minister John Key has welcomed the start of New Zealand’s month-long Presidency of the United Nations Security Council in New York. More>>

ALSO:

Labour: Cash For Charter Schools, Mould For State Schools

“Recently released financial statements show the Whangarei charter school He Puna Marama received $3.9 million in government funding to the end of last year. Yet their audited accounts show they only spent $1.4 million on education, leaving almost $2.5 million over two years unaccounted for." More>>

ALSO:

Kiwirail Plans Shift From Electric: National Urged Not To Take Backwards Step

The National Government shouldn’t drag New Zealand backwards by replacing its climate friendly electric trains with carbon-polluting diesel trains, the Green Party said today. More>>

ALSO:

Capital Connection:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Politics
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news