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Pension cuts on the way

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Pension cuts on the way

‘More cuts to income support payments is also the last thing the country needs,’ says ...

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Australian retirees versus the world

Australian retirees versus the world

Australian retirees versus the world

The OECD has released a report comparing retirement systems and Australia isn't performing as well ...

Why older Aussies refuse to downsize

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Why older Aussies refuse to downsize

‘It will be the death of a spouse or ill health that forces them to ...

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 ...

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.

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