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Can I take a super lump sum?

How will a super lump sum affect Centrelink payments?

Can I take a super lump sum?

Hazel wants to take a lump sum out of her super but is worried about ...

Pension cuts on the way

migrant pensioner

Pension cuts on the way

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

Welfare payments slammed

centrelink payments

Welfare payments slammed

As the government extols the virtues of its Centrelink IT overhaul, a new report slams ...

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.

Welfare’s health problem

Welfare’s health problem

Welfare’s health problem

People receiving welfare are more likely to have multiple health conditions.

Welfare changes for older Aussies

Older Aussies won’t be exempt from proposed welfare changes

Welfare changes for older Aussies

Older welfare recipients could soon be subject to drug tests and lose access to cash ...

Looking for work? Go to Dubbo

head to dubbo

Looking for work? Go to Dubbo

Deputy PM tells jobless there is plenty of work on offer in rural Australia.

More bust than boom

More bust than boom

More bust than boom

Baby boomers are redefining the workforce – and the ranks of the unemployed.

Senate to debate Newstart bump

Senate to debate Newstart bump

Senate to debate Newstart bump

The Age Pension base rate looks good next to Newstart rates.

Changes to volunteer requirements

What do the changes to participation requirements mean?

Changes to volunteer requirements

Pamela is on Newstart and wants to know how the new participation requirements affect her.

Reapplying for widow’s allowance

Reapplying for widow’s allowance

Reapplying for widow’s allowance

Corinne lost her widow’s allowance when travelling overseas. Can she get it back?

Can I claim Newstart and super?

Can I claim Newstart and super?

Can I claim Newstart and super?

Iris hasn’t reached retirement age but is ready to stop working. So what are her ...

Centrelink to face federal court

Centrelink to face federal court over flawed robo-debt system

Centrelink to face federal court

Centrelink is being taken to court over its flawed robo-debt system.

How over 55s would fix the pension

How over 55s would fix the Age Pension and Centrelink

How over 55s would fix the pension

How would you fix the pension system? Here are your ideas …

Both payments woefully inadequate

Both payments woefully inadequate

Both payments woefully inadequate

YourLifeChoices members share their views on increasing Newstart or the pension.

Age Pension or Newstart increase?

Age Pension or Newstart increase: which one should be a priority?

Age Pension or Newstart increase?

Age Pension or Newstart increase: which one should be a priority?

PM dangles carrots for older voters

PM says he would prefer to increase the pension over Newstart

PM dangles carrots for older voters

Scott Morrison says he would rather increase the Age Pension than Newstart.

Ageism alive and well in jobs hunt

ageism

Ageism alive and well in jobs hunt

YourLifeChoices members tell how older job-seekers get a raw deal.

Where’s my 'fair go'?, asks Aileen

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Where’s my 'fair go'?, asks Aileen

Struggling to find work, 65-year-old says it’s tough to make ends meet.

Jobless seniors face health risks

Consumer group urges higher dole to cut health risks

Jobless seniors face health risks

Boosting the dole would reduce chronic disease among the poorest.

Lift Newstart and the Age Pension

Lift Newstart, but don't forget about age pensioners

Lift Newstart and the Age Pension

Federal Budget must consider plight of all Australians on welfare.

Does Judy qualify for Newstart?

Does Judy qualify for Newstart?

Does Judy qualify for Newstart?

Illness is pushing Judy out of the workforce, but she cannot yet get an Age ...

What about the Age Pension, Tim?

What about the Age Pension, Tim?

What about the Age Pension, Tim?

An increase to Newstart payments high on new Senator's to-do list.

Pension changes target migrants

older migrant pensioner

Pension changes target migrants

A new parliamentary bill could restrict pension access to elderly migrants.

Could pensioners be drug tested?

Could pensioners be drug tested?

Could pensioners be drug tested?

A proposal to target job seekers might eventually target all welfare.

Not a poor old pensioner in sight

Welfare stamp

Not a poor old pensioner in sight

Both sides of politics seem to be missing the point when it comes to welfare.

Minister apologises for Newstart gaff

Minister apologises for Newstart gaff

Minister apologises for Newstart gaff

Just over a week since Minister for Families Jenny Macklin was caught on the hop ...

Should Jenny Macklin put her money where her mouth is?

Should Jenny Macklin put her money where her mouth is?

Should Jenny Macklin put her money where her mouth is?

Could you live on $35 per day?

Australian women most economically advanced

Australian women most economically advanced

Australian women most economically advanced

A new report has found that Australian women are the world’s most economically empowered.

Volunteering and Centrelink

volunteering, centrelink, payments, newstart, carer, newstart allowance, carer payment

Volunteering and Centrelink

If you are receiving Centrelink benefits volunteering can be a great alternative to paid ...

Withdrawing from a super fund

Withdrawing from a super fund, Age Pension, Effect, Money, Finanace, Superannuation, Centrelink, Newstart, Volunteering

Withdrawing from a super fund

YOURLifeChoices subscriber Guy, would like to know what effect withdrawing money from his wife’s superannuation would have on his Age Pension. Q. Guy I am a pensioner and I get Centrelink payments as single. My wife will be 60 shortly and ...

Confused by Centrelink - Couples Query

Centrelink, Newstart, Couple, Age Pension, Eligiblity Age Pension, Financial Information Service, Seniors, Australia

Confused by Centrelink - Couples Query

Q. Tom My wife and I have just been at Centrelink and we are now very confused. I am about to turn 65 and my wife is 62. I have supported her for the last 10 years as she has not worked. Centrelink is now telling ...

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