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Simulation of Welfare System Reveals Raising Newstart Would Reduce Poverty Gap

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 13th December 2018 -  Raising Newstart by around $300 per fortnight and the Age Pension by $11, while other welfare payments are cut, would reduce the poverty gap by 11 per cent, according to new analysis.

Welfare Charity Slams ‘Poverty Shaming’

Wendy Williams, Monday, 9th January 2017 -  Welfare charity Anglicare has condemned recent “poverty shaming” targeting elderly citizens in the wake of changes to the aged pension. In an opinion piece published by Fairfax
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