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Newspaper Article

Opinion - State should think again on compensation
The West Australian
13 August 2009, p. 20

This editorial from The West Australian highlights the impact of reduced Redress WA payments on applicants: "The Barnett Government implicitly acknowledged the justice of the scheme by accepting the need to continue it, as it was morally bound to do after inheriting it from the previous government. However, it badly underestimated the offensiveness - even cruelty - of its decision to cut by almost half the maximum payment under the scheme."