The cuts need to be done. At the moment the …

Comment on Funding cuts hurt Alice: Chamber of Commerce survey by Fred.

The cuts need to be done. At the moment the government is borrowing one hundred million a day to pay interest bill.
The books need to be balanced. What has been achieved by some of these programs?
The town is going backwards due to a lot of migrants sending large amounts of money home, hence draining the town dry.
[ED – According to Australian Debt Clock, Australia’s interest payments amount to $14.2 billion per year, $38.9 million per day, $451 per second. The debt per citizen is $16,934. Australia’s debt is 23% of its Gross Domestic Product.]

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Funding cuts hurt Alice: Chamber of Commerce survey
Federal money or social security money has to stop. It is a temporary measure, not a way of life.

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