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    I haven't read all the replys but as a working mother I get no assistance from the govt yet if I become a sahm I get discounts on childcare , sorta defeats the purpose for me.
    When we had a business we were able to claim all the benefits as we were able to structure our income, there is a lot of people who can do this but I am not sure it is fair.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cassieh View Post
    But I think once a child is at school & is past the point of needing someone to look after them all day.. I don't think it's completely outrageous & unbelievable to expect a sahm to seek employment if she can...
    This is the bit that's getting me. Why should I have to look for a job when my kids are at school? I will be doing canteen duty, drop offs, pick ups, volunteering. To help and benefit my children. I don't believe there is any where else my time would be better spent.


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    I have 2 kids in school and 1 in kindy.....I am far busier now then when they were babies!!!!! I love school holidays!

    Tuckshop duty, classroom/kindy helper, excursions, sports days, dance exams and eisteddfods.....after school activities 4 out of 5 days, homework...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pina Colada View Post
    I have 2 kids in school and 1 in kindy.....I am far busier now then when they were babies!!!!! I love school holidays!

    Tuckshop duty, classroom/kindy helper, excursions, sports days, dance exams and eisteddfods.....after school activities 4 out of 5 days, homework...
    Yes this is exactly me! I'm far busier now than I ever was when all 3 were little. I do work 1 day a week but my kids love that I'm present at the school, attend assembly, class parties, sports days & help the teacher.

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    Without trying to derail the tread, I'm sorry but I actually don't think that people rorting the system is as rare as you are all making it out to be. I personally know of numerous people (for example claiming single parent payment while in a relationship) and I have friends who have told me they know of more people. One of the people claiming single parenting payments while her partner is living with her 'earns' more money per fortnight (including all government benefits) than me working 3-4 days per week. While this does not personally effect me, for some reason it really annoys me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Star Light View Post
    Without trying to derail the tread, I'm sorry but I actually don't think that people rorting the system is as rare as you are all making it out to be. I personally know of numerous people (for example claiming single parent payment while in a relationship) and I have friends who have told me they know of more people. One of the people claiming single parenting payments while her partner is living with her 'earns' more money per fortnight (including all government benefits) than me working 3-4 days per week. While this does not personally effect me, for some reason it really annoys me.
    Oh, come on
    Of course it happens but it certainly wouldn't be every single person that cassieh knows, as she claims. If you have young children and have anything to do with other parents, there will be several that are receiving assistance and most, if not all, would be doing the right thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by redlipsandpearls View Post
    Oh, come on
    Of course it happens but it certainly wouldn't be every single person that cassieh knows, as she claims. If you have young children and have anything to do with other parents, there will be several that are receiving assistance and most, if not all, would be doing the right thing.
    I realise this But don't make it out to sound like bludgers and druggies are the only ones taking advantage. This is simply not true. And while the majority are doing the right thing, the amount who aren't is a bit disheartening.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Star Light View Post
    I realise this But don't make it out to sound like bludgers and druggies are the only ones taking advantage. This is simply not true. And while the majority are doing the right thing, the amount who aren't is a bit disheartening.
    I'm pretty sure the only person that has made it sound like only 'druggies and bludgers' do the wrong thing is cassieh, who is under the impression that all SAHMs fit into that category.

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    Quote Originally Posted by redlipsandpearls View Post
    I'm pretty sure the only person that has made it sound like only 'druggies and bludgers' do the wrong thing is cassieh, who is under the impression that all SAHMs fit into that category.
    Hahahahahahahahaha. Oh god, don't be so ridiculous. I'm not bothering to respond anymore as you obviously only read what you want to read. This whole thread is about SAHMS expecting more money than people that work.

    And the reality is, they shouldn't. Self funded SAHMS I have no problem with. But no, I don't think the government should support SAHMS for the rest of their life so they can volunteer at tuck shop. End of story. I won't be responding again.

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