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Pension, drought blamed for woes

Pension, drought blamed for woes

Pension, drought blamed for woes

Age Pension is less than what is needed to support even a modest standard of ...

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  1. Over-65s robo-debt’s next target?
  1. Over-65s slip through the cracks
  1. Loans scheme has ‘problems’
  1. Call to change rules for couples
  1. Age Pension ‘not liveable’

Age pensioners safe – for now

DHS won’t rule out targeting age pensioners next

Age pensioners safe – for now

Any decision to expand the robo-debt scheme to meet budget targets would happen ‘further down ...

Government gouging pensioners

Government under pressure to review Pension Loans Scheme interest rate

Government gouging pensioners

Seniors groups pressure government to reassess ‘unfair’ interest rate.

How to handle a robo-debt

How to handle robo-debt

How to handle a robo-debt

Centrelink general manager Hank Jogen explains what to do if you get a debt notice.

Government move to strip pensions

Government move to strip Age Pension supplements

Government move to strip pensions

‘To cut people off completely just doesn't pass the pub test for fairness,’ says advocate.

Pension assets test ‘too stringent’

Australia’s retirement system third best, but needs to fix pension

Pension assets test ‘too stringent’

Australia’s retirement system rises through global rankings, but flaws in the system have been exposed. ...

Older Aussies to keep doing it tough

No Newstart raise on the way, says Senator Ruston

Older Aussies to keep doing it tough

Minister for unemployment opposes ‘near-universal’ calls to raise paltry Newstart payments.

Retirement review compromised?

Treasurer announces guidelines for retirement income review

Retirement review compromised?

Review to assess how the retirement income system will perform as the population ages.

Is Centrelink improving?

The results show that dealing with Centrelink is getting easier

Is Centrelink improving?

YourLifeChoices research shows that people are generally happier with their Centrelink interactions.

Pension boost unlikely to help many

Pension boost unlikely to help many

Pension boost unlikely to help many

Freedom of Information documents reveal the change to deeming rates is insignificant.

Age Pension boost on the way

Age pensioners set to get a pay rise

Age Pension boost on the way

Pensioners will have two reasons to smile in September with the scheduled increase to the ...

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