Green Army on the march

Roderick Makim
Updated December 16 2015 - 3:52pm, first published May 22 2014 - 4:00am

WORK-for-the-dole recruits could soon be spreading weeds in a paddock near you, conscripted into the Abbott government's Green Army and Landcare NSW, which was stripped of $483 million in funding in last week's federal budget, is furious with the scheme that sends busloads of youths aged 17 to 24 to do crucial environmental work as an alternative to the work-for-the-dole program.

Roderick Makim

Roderick Makim

Journalist

Senior journalist for The Land.

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