ABC The Drum | 18 December 2013


Miriam Lyons on the panel for The Drum. 

Holden package, NDIS changes and the Racial Discrimination Act.

Steve Cannane host of The Drum on ABC News 24 was joined by panellists Paul Sheehan of The Sydney Morning Herald, Newscorp’s Jessica Irvine and CPD’s executive director Miriam Lyons. As the final Wednesday episode for the year the panel discuss the $100 million package announced by Tony Abbott and the Industry Minister to offset job losses due to Holden ending car manufacturing in Australia, cuts to the National Disability Insurance Scheme and possible changes to the Racial Discrimination Act.

“On this episode of the Drum, Labor slams Tony Abbott’s manufacturing fund as “woefully inadequate”, the new Freedom Commissioner pushes for a repeal of a key section of the Racial Discrimination Act and Eddie Obeid faces the prospect of handing back millions of dollars worth of ill-gotten gains.”

Watch the episode at The Drum

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