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The increase in personal tax through the Medicare levy is reflective of a broader increasing reliance on the PAYG taxpayer.
It's not just school-leavers; a woman in her thirties might think twice about part-time study given the debt she would be taking on.
But, he says, the Medicare Levy increase should be applied equally.
In Australia, the 'precariat' is growing.
He wants to know where the victory march is.  
Tax cuts for big companies, punitive measures for poor people, and no mention of climate change.
And he's accusing the PM of favouring millionaires over the middle class.