Income

All pensions and allowances must provide for a modest standard of living. Pensions and allowances must ensure that income support recipients with little or no private income can cover the cost of essential goods and services. 

There should be an equitable and adequate retirement income strategy to cater for the many people for whom superannuation will not provide sufficient income for a modest retirement.

Read CPSA's full income policy here


Newstart or Not enough to start

A survey revealed that 68% of Australians believe Newstart Allowance is inadequate to live on and should be increased.

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Funding boost to Centrelink: the good the bad and the ugly

Will the Government's strategy of outsourcing Centrelink call centre staff to a private company bring an end to the wait time woes?

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Budget 2018: SMSF trustees rejoice!

Trustees of self-managed super funds (SMSFs) have two reasons to be happy with Budget 2018.

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Budget 2018: Centrelink’s digital transformation

Centrelink is getting more tech-savvy. Budget documents reveal that more money is going towards updating Centrelink's digital systems.

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Budget 2018: Employment initiatives

The Government's More Choices for a Longer Life package includes a raft of initiatives to help older people stay in the workforce longer.

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