26 April 2014
1 - The Aged Pension
2 - Smart Meters
The Aged Pension differs considerably to what the Government is preaching to the masses! Yet another step by our corporate Government?
The Truth about Pensions Defies the Lies of our Leaders
Nick Minchin on the Tony Jones ABC TV Program Q & A 11/09/2008 stated quite clearly that funds were not, have not and are not collected and held in a bank account waiting for the government to pay it out in the form of the Old Age Pension, or words that meant, “exactly this.”
As an ex Australian Federal Government finance Minister, now shadow defence minister, this man knows that his statement on that television program, was a blatant lie (and he said it with a look of sincerity on his face, the ability of doing so obviously a political prerequisite).
Well, it certainly was collected, but it amassed such huge amounts, this government and those preceding, couldn’t help themselves and have spent billions of it over the years in a manner they had no right to. “the money earned by the people themselves through hard work and often deprivation (as a legislation obligation part thereof was collected by the tax department for this very purpose) was in fact and still is, collected as a tax originally, specifically and intentionally so as to fund, “the Aged Pension.”
To dispel some misinformation currently being promoted by Party Politicians and their spin doctors and lying ex Ministers, listed here are some historical facts every Australian, especially the young who are under the miss-guided belief and/or assumption that they are funding the Aged Pension from their current hard work; they are not, they’re funding their own Pension Fund; a fund that governments have no intention of paying and to add insult to injury, legislate to force you to pay into a super fund to boot.
1939 – 1945
World War II
1942 – 1943
As a Wartime measure, the Federal Government gained sole control over Australian Income Tax. Labor Prime minister (Ben Chifley) introduced three bills to establish the National Welfare Fund, to be financed by a Compulsory Contribution (levy) of one and sixpence in the Pound (20/-) on all personal income. (15c in every $2.00)
Opposition Leader (Robert Menzies) stated that the Compulsory Contribution (levy) should be kept completely separate. That it should be shown separately on the Taxation Assessment and paid straight into a “TRUST” account and not mixed with the General Revenue.
Menzies said “The stigma of charity should be removed from the Age Pension.” “It should be an entitlement earned by the person’s personal contribution to the fund.”
Prime Minister Chifley agreed and established The National Welfare fund as at 1/1/1946. A “Trust” Fund with the Parliament as “Trustee.”
The Compulsory Contributions (levy) commenced as at 1st January 1946.
It was shown separately on the personal Tax Assessments for 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949 and 1950 and the compulsory levy was properly paid straight into the Special “Trust” fund and Welfare claims were paid out of the fund.
The balance in the fund in 1950 was almost 100 million pounds.
Robert Menzies became Prime Minister and he introduced Bills to amend the acts governing the National Welfare Funds.
The Compulsory Contributions (levy) was then grouped with the Taxation Assessment and appeared as one amount on the Taxation assessments and was paid as one amount straight into the Consolidated Revenue Account.
The sabotage of the National Welfare Fund had commenced. The Opposition Labor Party had collaborated in this sabotage by remaining silent instead of opposing Menzie’s action.
1951 – 1985
The compulsory levy of 7.5% now included in the tax continued to be collected and placed in the Consolidated Revenue Account treated as General Revenue and spent, until 1985.
1974 – 1975
Labor Prime Minister (Gough Whitlam) abolished income test for all persons 70 years of age and over and paid pensions to all people over that age.
Liberal Prime Minister (Malcolm Fraser) cancelled the Whitlam achievement of abolishing the tests for all 70 years of age and over.
Liberal Prime Minister (Malcolm Fraser with Treasurer Philip Lynch) transferred the balance in the Welfare Fund Account (approximately $470,000,000) to Consolidated Revenue Account.
Australian Labor Government repealed acts No. 39, 40 and 41 of 1945 (The National Welfare Fund Acts). Thus the funds finally ceased to exist yet the 7.5% levy continued to be collected as a proportion of the Income Tax revenue. It also introduced the (much maligned) Income and Asset Tests, thereby excluding millions of levy and tax paying Australians from receiving Social Services Pensions.
This money these self funded contributions paid as a percentage of the total income tax collections are today worth far more than the amount of means tested pensions paid out.
Actuaries have calculated the non-means tested entitlement due to each retiree, today is in excess of $500 per week.
This surely debunks the politicians claim that the generation are paying a proportion of their current taxes to cover the payments made to pensioners. The obvious short fall has been swallowed by the Government’s Taxation black hole.
The historical summary above highlights the fact that politicians of opposing political parties each contributed to the agenda to destroy the entitlement as it was intended why? When it clearly would not have been the will of the people.
While Party Politicians are controlled by a few people who are hidden from public view yet are open to manipulation and outright corruption, there can be no certainty of the payment of pensions.
Only a majority of truly Independent representatives can bring about a change from Government under corporate control, to Government for the People, of the People, by the People.
Just because a cabal of political miscreants become so greedy that they change the way a tax looks in the Ledgers, IN NO WAY REMOVES THE FACT THAT THIS TAX IS STILL COLLECTED AND IS SO COLLECTED STILL TO THIS DAY TO PROVIDE FOR THE SUPPLY AND CONTINUATION OF THE OLD AGE PENSION.
A STIPEND TO THE ELDERLY CITIZENS OF THIS COUNTRY WHO HAVE WORKED FOR DECADES OF THEIR LIVES TO BUILD A NATION AND HAVE FROM WORKING DAY ONE OF THEIR LIVES, BEEN PAYING 7% PLUS OF THEIR TAXES DIRECTLY TOWARDS THIS PENSION.
The old age pension is not a privilege;
Is not a right;
Is not a gift;
Is not even welfare;
The Old Age Pension is an asset;
Owned and accrued by each Australian Citizen who has funded this asset from their very own purse.
The governments of the day were employed to amass, secure, invest and manage a fund that in its first 5 years bulged to almost £100,000,000 ( an amount in that day that equated in that day in this day’s dollars and cents, to approximately Au $240 million give or take a million or two).
They did amass, secure, invest and manage and the figures were colossal and frightening to them and hence they conspired to hide them back into the consolidated Revenue bucket and to this day, that bucket has been brimming with a 7.5% tax collected specifically and only, for the Old Age Pension.
No, young Australians! You are NOT paying for the welfare of Baby boomers, you are paying for yourselves, new immigrants, the needy in society requiring social services and welfare, dole recipients and the bludgers, BUT YOU ARE NOT PAYING FOR THE OLD AGE PENSION OF ELDERLY AUSTRALIANS WHO HAVE WORKED ALL THEIR LIVES IN THIS COUNTRY AND PAID THEIR DUE FAIR SHARE OF TAXES.
The remedy below is to protect your meter. $90 delivered, quite reasonable...
Please pass this onto anyone and everyone you know who might be interested in NOT having their drinking water microwaved prior to consumption...
I received an email last week from ‘Colin’ who alerted me to the Smart Water Meter Rollout that is taking place in Melbourne. This is what he said:
Just like to share a picture with you of a slick installation of a water "smart" meter on a friends studio in Sunshine. An "Itron Everblu Cyble" Water "smart" meter.
Below is an image of the unit installed at Sunshine.
Looking on Google, I found the specification sheet of the unit at this link.
Pictured below, in this extract from the Cyble unit’s data sheet, one can see that these ‘smart water meters’ (shown as blue dots) form part of an active online radio network. Notice the (white coloured) “FTP Servers” located throughout various points in the community that will be used to interrogate these meters? This may mean we will see these ‘FTP Servers’ appearing throughout our community very soon.
The specs also state that the Cyble units transmit on 433 MHz at quite a low power level, but there is a lot that is not being explained to confirm what is being claimed. If we accept what we see on this video about the way other smart water meters operate, the question is – do you really want one of these upgraded meters on your property; especially if it is located close to your living area or bedrooms?
Stewart McClelland has manufactured a steel box that can be placed around a water meter to enclose both it and its fittings to prevent it being upgraded or replaced without your prior approval. It has a window in it for the manual meter readings to take place as usual.
Stewart is prepared to manufacture a box for anyone who would like one. You can purchase a lock for the unit yourself or Stewart can supply one for you for an extra fee.
Model 1 Water Meter
Stewart says he will manufacture a guard box at the same price for both model meters. He says that the area around the Model 2 meter will need 90mm minimum clearance under the meter for the full length of it - approx 200mm long x 180mm wide.
Water Meter Guard Box cost: $80.00
Postage and handling: $10.00
Total price= $90.00
Optional Lockwood no. 120/30 Padlock Accessory: $8:00
If you are interested in purchasing either of these guard boxes, please send any queries or orders direct to Stewart (possibly with a low resolution image of your water meter – typically 150 KB or less as he has only a dial-up connection) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
I have monitored the meter for any possible radiation emanating from it over a number of days, and can confirm there is none. This monitoring has confirmed SP AusNet’s claims to me.
Therefore, I suggest that if anyone is concerned that a smart gas or water meter may be fitted to their residence, the following steps should be followed. I say this because this method has worked at securing both my electricity and gas meters – so far!
1. Physically secure your existing utility meter with a lockable metal frame or box to prevent any contractor gaining easy access to it.
2. Place signs at your front gate and near the meter that warns of ‘NO Tresspassing’ and ‘NO Smart Meter to be Fitted’.
3. Write to your utility’s CEO and advise that you have taken this action, warning the CEO he will be held responsible for any criminal acts such as Tresspassing and Breaking and Entering if any breach of your security measures is detected . Read the attachments in my earlier email (2 April 2014) to obtain some idea of what needs to be said in such a letter.
4. Don’t accept anything less than a ‘dumb-meter’ replacement for your old mechanical meter. It’s always good to have an Electrosmog meter around the house these days to prove if there are RF emissions coming from the unit. At around $150, these meters are a good investment today.
NOTE: If anyone requires assistance regarding the use of or the interpretation of the information provided by these meters, just email -
5. If the assurance from your utlity supplier is adequate, be home on the day you provide them access to ensure a smart meter is not fitted. Be prepared to stand your ground if they lie to you.
I urge you to view this 7 minute video in which Professor Olle Johansson, Ph. D. answers questions regarding Electro Magnetic Radiation and its effect on not only our health, but on our environment also.
Model 2 Water Meter
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