Welfare control spreads to public housing

Steph Price Australia’s largest landlords have just stitched up a deal that will hand them the power to deduct money from the welfare payments of their tenants. Under the arrangement, state housing authorities – landlords to more than 300,000 households – will be able to divert an income support or fa...CONTINUE READING

A new paper for Australia's left

Editors In putting together the first edition of Red Flag , we had to decide what issue to lead with on our first front cover. It was an important decision, as it gives us the opportunity to convey something about what kind of publication Red Flag will be, what kinds of issues it considers importa...CONTINUE READING