Aged pension, Newstart increase a disappointment

Updated September 14 2018 - 1:36am, first published September 11 2018 - 2:00pm
DISAPPOINTING: The Newstart increase takes the fortnightly allowance to $595.10 for those aged 60 and over.

THE announcement of an age pension rise of $8.70 for singles and $13.20 for couples has come as no real surprise for Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association policy co-ordinator Paul Versteege.

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