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Ageing with Disability Survey

Are you over the age of 50 with a physical disability?

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Pension backgrounder for media

Pensions

The Age Pension, Disability Support Pension and Carer Payment are all paid at the same rate. As at June 2012, there were 3,315,617 people getting a pension, comprising Age Pensioners (2,282,592), Disability Support Pensioners (827,460) and Carer Payment recipients (205,565).[1]

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Bedroom tax fact sheet

Do you live in public housing? Do you have spare bedrooms and are you wondering if the bedroom tax will apply to you? Read CPSA's factsheet to get the facts about the bedroom tax and what to do if Housing NSW asks you to move.

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Pension age rise will increase poverty among over-65s

“Treasurer Hockey’s suggestion that the Age Pension age may rise has angered low-income workers and pensioners across the country,” said CPSA Manager, Research and Advocacy, Amelia Christie.

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Justice served in age discrimination case

An employee who was sacked because he turned 65 has won his age discrimination case after lodging a complaint with the Fair Work Ombudsman.

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Nursing homes continue to stall on life saving sprinklers

“CPSA is appalled that nursing homes continue to lag on installing fire sprinklers in nursing homes despite their proven benefit”, said Manager of Research and Advocacy, Amelia Christie.

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  1. Don’t lose your home to developers: join the Save our Strata campaign!
  2. Fewer pharmacist checks of older people’s medications
  3. Green slips: are you experiencing discrimination?
  4. ‘Overuse of psychotic medication in aged care must not be allowed to continue’ – Senate Committee Report
  5. The great hospital parking rort

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