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“She won’t be right mate”: Homeless services lost

THE NSW GOVERNMENT’s changes to homelessness services will see a huge loss of expertise including 70 organisations and up to 400 jobs, as mostly larger church-based organisations takeover hundreds of contracts over the next few months.

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Financial advice protections go to the dogs

THE AUSTRALIAN Government has had a victory in the Senate, ramming through regulations designed to weaken the Future of Financial Advice laws (FOFA) that were passed by the previous Government.

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The Clean Energy Supplement Future

WHAT’s happening to the Clean Energy Supplement now that the carbon tax has been axed?

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Report shines a light on the sexual assault of older women

A GROUNDBREAKING report into the abuse of older women has exposed some horrific cases of sexual assault in nursing homes, retirement villages and in the home.

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Scam Warning

AS always, scamming is alive and well, though there appears to have been a spike in the number of scams of late.  CPSA Members from all over the state have reported being the target of a large number of scams recently.

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Medicare co-payment to hit over 65s hardest

Woman holding sign reading "Save Medicare...it could save you"

IF more proof was required about the negative impact that the proposed Medicare and PBS co-payments will have on people’s health and hip pockets, it has arrived. The University of Sydney released a study in July estimating the additional out-of-pocket costs with which Australian patients will be hit.

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