'I have never heard such rubbish in all my life': Pensioner has a go at Tony Abbott over age pension changes

Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Treasurer Joe Hockey are defending accusations of untrustworthiness, saying their first budget was “fundamentally honest” and drafted in good faith. 
Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Treasurer Joe Hockey are defending accusations of untrustworthiness, saying their first budget was “fundamentally honest” and drafted in good faith. 
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A RAFT of proposals in Joyce's Ag Green Paper are unlikely to ever see the light of day because they conflict with government philosophy or are unaffordable. A RAFT of proposals in Joyce's Ag Green Paper are unlikely to ever see the light of day because they conflict with government philosophy or are unaffordable.
FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia. FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia.
A MAJOR cattle station in central Queensland has sold for a 50pc discount to what the vendor paid for it at the top of the market, alarming local landholders. A MAJOR cattle station in central Queensland has sold for a 50pc discount to what the vendor paid for it at the top of the market, alarming local landholders.
AS AACo brings its markets into sharper focus, the edges of what defines 'the company' are blurring. AS AACo brings its markets into sharper focus, the edges of what defines 'the company' are blurring.
24 Oct 14 Rose Cahill, of the National Gallery of Australia, selects her favourite from the Arthur Boyd exhibition.
24 Oct 14 Egypt's President has said he plans to pardon jailed Australian journalist Peter Greste and his colleagues after their appeal early next year, according to an Arabic news report.
24 Oct 14 Does the  Football Federation Australia think referees are like children and should be seen, but not heard?
24 Oct 14 Directors Peter Strickland and Nick Fenton discuss the experience of a lifetime, working on the concert film, Bjork: Biophilia Live.
24 Oct 14 A state memorial service will be held for the late Labor prime minister Gough Whitlam in Sydney on Wednesday November 5.
24 Oct 14 The timing and pricing of The timing and pricing of Medibank’s sharemarket listing is ‘laughable’ and the investment bankers running it need a “sharp and powerful uppercut”,...
Palmer United Party Senator Jacqui Lambie has declared that Clive Palmer is not her
24 Oct 14 Palmer United Party Senator Jacqui Lambie has declared that Clive Palmer is not her "boss", while calling on her leader to be more honest and spend less time "clowning around".
24 Oct 14 State Government lawyers pursued a tough legal strategy against 15 victims of extreme child sexual abuse at a Northern NSW children's home, refusing to undertake mediation and hatching a...
24 Oct 14 Businesses in NSW are reporting better profits and the proportion of firms hiring new workers has grown. But worries linger about the impact of the federal budget on the economy.
24 Oct 14 A Lebanese university student who "married" a 12-year-old girl in an Islamic ceremony has pleaded guilty to having sexual intercourse with a child.
24 Oct 14 A 13-year-old girl missing for nearly two months from her home in Sydney's west may be in the company of an older man in the Blue Mountains area, police say.
24 Oct 14 The Australian War Memorial in Canberra is a new potential terror target in the wake of the Ottawa shooting, Prime Minister Tony Abbott says.
24 Oct 14 If Buffy was the vampire slayer, than Sarah Michelle Gellar is the social media slayer.
Young climate activists have been accused of comparing coal miners to paedophiles in a poster that has since been taken down from the internet after a social media backlash.
24 Oct 14 Young climate activists have been accused of comparing coal miners to paedophiles in a poster that has since been taken down from the internet after a social media backlash.
23 Oct 14 One of Prime Minister Tony Abbott's three sisters has joined the chorus of condemnation of against the federal government's decision to green light a plan for a privately owned aged-care...
23 Oct 14 The Australian Taxation Office says it has now cut over 500 jobs from its crucial auditing team as it tries to meet the federal government's budget cuts.
23 Oct 14 The rampage of a gunman through Canada's Parliament on Thursday, just two days after a hit-and-run that killed a soldier in Quebec, has presented Australian security agencies with...
23 Oct 14 The Coalition has refused to hold a royal commission into the Commonwealth Bank as part of its response to a landmark senate inquiry.
23 Oct 14 A selection of four Gough Whitlam 'archival prints' by leading cartoonists are available.
23 Oct 14 The freedom to publish leaked information is essential for a free press.
23 Oct 14 On The Road with Tim Wheatley
23 Oct 14 Santa will come early for the Canberra Capitals after coach Carrie Graf revealed injured superstar Lauren Jackson would be back on deck "well before Christmas".
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I don't know that that's all so. People generally do best if far from home...thus Aussie
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My grand-daughter, very confident and presentable, now 22 began work in Nth Shore Sydney as
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whilst much input is noted here I think Mouse was close to the point. . Of the several methods
THE Pastoralists and Graziers Association of WA has called for an immediate State-wide plan to tackle the wild dog problem.24 Oct 14 THE Pastoralists and Graziers Association of WA has called for an immediate State-wide plan to tackle the wild dog...
THEY may live in some remote areas, but the ladies attending the annual Women In Farming Enterprises (WIFE) seminar last week were far from isolated, with more than 100 women from across rural WA crowding into the Varley Hall.
Groups travelled from as far afield as Darkan and Ongerup to participate in a day of networking, information sessions and brainstorming.22 Oct 14 THEY may live in some remote areas, but the ladies attending the annual Women In Farming Enterprises (WIFE) seminar...