After 64 years, I'm worthless: thanks for that, Joe Hockey

Updated April 23 2018 - 10:48pm, first published May 15 2014 - 3:00am

On budget night night I found out what I'm worth as a citizen of Australia. I have raised three children to be amazing adults, volunteered for school reading programs, school canteen duty, made things for countless fetes, and for more than 20 years delivered meals-on-wheels, but with the axing of the Dependent Spouse Rebate on Tuesday night, I am now worth nothing in the eyes of my government. It seems as though the only thing I'm good for is to be blamed for when I was born and therefore causing so many of the country's woes. At 64 years of age, I am totally worthless. Thank you, Joe Hockey.

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