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Centrelink plus Australia Post equals one hell of a long queue

There will be riots this summer. They won’t happen because of austerity measures, racism or workers rights. They won’t even be because of football.

They will be because of the post office and Centrelink.

Treasurer Joe Hockey’s announcement that Centrelink and Australia Post’s shopfront services could be combined as part of his cost saving measures will see one of the greatest concentrations of human rage ever. Two of the most loathed bureaucracies in the country could soon be joined in the unholiest of unions.

Read more: Centrelink plus Australia Post equals one hell of a long queue | Paul Farrell | Comment is free | theguardian.com.