Senate recommends drug testing welfare recipients

The Senate yesterday approved the Coalition’s bill to drug-test welfare recipients, despite being overwhelming rejected previously. The Senate stated the bill would test if ‘abuse issues are causing a barrier to employment for trial participants’. Both the Greens and Labour party have condemned the bill, with many experts warning that this bill could do more harm than good. To give us some insight into this topic, the Daily was joined by Christopher Knaus, reporter from The Guardian.

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