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Labor warns against welfare cuts

OPPOSITION Leader Bill Shorten says Labor will examine the Federal Government's proposed extension of its mutual obligation concept but warned against cutting payments for welfare recipients.

"We're up for a discussion about how you break the cycle of poverty,” he said.

"But some of the ways in which you break the cycle of poverty don't involve going after the poorest in our community and cutting their funding,” he said.

On Tuesday, Social Services Minister Christian Porter described he policy of mutual obligation as "utterly outstanding”.


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Injured star wins Futsal World Cup

LONG ROAD: Seth Telfer played 30 seconds on the World Cup gold medal match despite an ACL injury.

Injured star wins Futsal World Cup

Where your dollars go after the pokies

Caboolture Sports Club CEO Kelvin Patch argues the revenue raised from pokies goes to good use back into the community.

The Caboolture Sports Club puts millions back into the community.

Woman allegedly stabs man in public

Police generic, crime scene.  Photo Tessa Mapstone / South Burnett Times

Woman allegedly stabs man in public

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Longest serving player saves Pelicans

What started out as the most promising year in the Beachmere Pelican's history turned to disaster when the president and senior coach both jumped ship mid-year

Artist's stroke of 'luck'

AWARDED: Lesley Shelley has taken out $1000 and second prize at the Queensland Figurative awards.

Artist's stroke of 'luck'

Injured star wins Futsal World Cup

LONG ROAD: Seth Telfer played 30 seconds on the World Cup gold medal match despite an ACL injury.

Injured star wins Futsal World Cup

Where your dollars go after the pokies

Caboolture Sports Club CEO Kelvin Patch argues the revenue raised from pokies goes to good use back into the community.

The Caboolture Sports Club puts millions back into the community.

Woman allegedly stabs man in public

Police generic, crime scene.  Photo Tessa Mapstone / South Burnett Times

Woman allegedly stabs man in public

Bribie Island burn offs

Fireland Consultancy will undertake bush fire hazard reduction burn offs on Bribie Island.

Bribie Island burn offs

40 years of caring, now this Ambo needs your help

Peter Fiechtner is searching for the woman who he helped bring into the world on his first job as a full-time paramedic in 1974.

Paramedic Peter Fiechtner is on a treasure hunt.

John Farnham sells out Bribie Island show

13/05/03 119275 John Farnham at his Last Time concert in Kawana. Photo : Chris McCormack.

But don't fret, Bribarians - you can still snag tickets.

Classic car auction draws buyers from US, Dubai

"He wants everyone to enjoy the cars, the collection got too big'

WATCH: Justin Bieber grabbed in Germany

A video has emerged of singer Justin Bieber being attacked

Why The Wrong Girl is right for Jessica Marais

Jessica Marais and Ian Meadows in a scene from the TV series The Wrong Girl.

ACTOR makes the sometimes awkward character her own in new comedy.

What's on the small screen this week

Jessica Marais in a scene from the TV series The Wrong Girl.

A NEW romantic comedy debuts while footy codes ramp up for finals.

Airbourne talk drop bears, beer and taxes

Airbourne have a new album coming out and a new tour on the way.  Photo Contributed

Airbourne release album for the aussie battler

Pippa Middleton had 3000 private photos stolen

Author Pippa Middleton

Author's account hacked to access 3000 private photos

Gruen star discovers the body's limits in new hit TV show

Todd Sampson tries out MMA fighting during TV series BodyHack.

Gruen star pushes the limits in new TV series

Property 200m from ocean selling for just over $100K

BEACHCOMBER PARK: Work has started on a new $19.2 million development at Toogoom.

The estate's developer is offering huge discounts for early buyers.

UPDATE: Former rodeo champ's sale rained out, now back on

Larkhill local Ken Consiglio is having an auction of most of the things on his property.

'People kept showing up and we had to turn them away'

First stages of $25 million housing development underway

New development on Madsen Rd - The Springs.

The blocks of land are much bigger than usual

Couple build their own 'tiny house' for $45k

Holly Bowen and Oli Bucher built their "tiny house" themselves, only hiring a plumber and an electrician. Photo/supplied

The house, which is built on a trailer and can be towed.

Rocky proves prime real estate in latest REIQ report

Kas Woch sold this Wood St home in Depot Hill for $107,000 in August.

A new investor's market as Rocky house prices hit lowest in state

Sunshine Beach property breaks real estate record

The property overlooks Sunshine Beach, as the backyard lawn meets the sand.

Sunshine Beach mansion sale smashes real estate record