Blomfield, William, 1866-1938:'What about it'? The New Zealand Observer, 25 August 1926.

Blomfield, William, 1866-1938:'What about it'? The New Zealand Observer, 25 August 1926.
Date
1926
By
Blomfield, William, 1866-1938; New Zealand observer (Newspaper)
Ref
H-711-016
Description

A family eat their meal and read about the new Family Allowances. In 1926 Parliament passed the Family Allowances Act, which provided for the payment of a means-tested benefit to families with more than two children under fifteen whose breadwinners earned less than 4 pound weekly.

Exhibited in 'Harpies & Heroines: A cartoon history of the changing roles of women in New Zealand' Exhibition curated by Rachel Macfarlane and Cerridwyn Young of the New Zealand Cartoon Archive and exhibited at the National Library Gallery, 11 July - 26 October 2003.

Extended Title - Family Allowances. Upon application a father of 3 or more children an allowance of 2/- a week is to be made payable in respect....

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