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Jenna Price

Jenna Price is a columnist for The Canberra Times and Daily Life, and a senior lecturer in journalism at the University of Technology, Sydney.

George Brandis is continuing his slash-and-burn.

Brandis and Tudge lead the legal war on the poor

Cornered. The federal government has cornered our most vulnerable people.The cascade of harm from the Centrelink automated debt notifications debacle now includes providing too little legal help for those who need it most. And the little offered them now will disappear in July.

Australian author Anna Funder in Brooklyn's Park Slope neighbourhood.

The innovation this government doesn't want

It takes five years for you to make it, you get paid quite badly for it and then someone else rips it from you, uses your work; and they never have to pay you another cent.

Work situations have changed, with many employees now not sure of the ongoing nature of jobs.

Will less paid work mean more jobs?

Around October, they start to get anxious. Who are they? They are the thousands and thousands of Australian workers who are waiting for their contracts to be renewed.