Similarly, a discussion about a transgender model's success on The Grill did not include a panelist who identified as transgender (17/10/2014), and although there were discussions on Kochie's Angels about welfare provisions ('Online forums helping welfare rorters
cheat system' 30/9/2014; 'Farmers request youth on the dole to shoot feral animals' 2/10/2014), no panels included people who identified as being, or having been, recipients of income security payments.
As a nurse who understands the health benefits of mothers caring for newborns full time, it was so disappointing to hear mothers labelled as rorters
and double dippers," Emily, who gave evidence to the Senate inquiry into PPL, said.
Those who seek to enter can therefore be cast as 'rorters
' seeking to unjustly exploit the system or circumvent the (just) rules that confine them to poorer states with fewer life chances.").
"The hard workers are being punished while the rorters
are being rewarded ...
The tabloid media's labelling of `dole bludgers' and `welfare rorters
' is evidence of this underbelly of our society.
And what's worse, these hard working women are being accused of being 'rorters
' and 'double dippers'.
We also know that the political process has now become so gummed up by the fixers and the rorters
and the industry lobbyists that it can't even reform itself, let alone fix the nation.