Australians have common sense where it seems our NZ Government does not.

Home schoolers win dole respite

EMPLOYMENT Minister Bill Shorten has intervened to assure single mothers on the parenting payment who home school their children that they will not be forced on to the dole next January like other single parents.

The government is hoping to save close to $700 million over four years by moving single mothers from the more generous parenting payment to Newstart when their child turns eight.



From the Smiths:

Updated 5 October 2012:  One year on (Craig Smith’s Health) page 7 click here


Needing help for your home schooling journey:


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