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Royal Commission into Aged Care: This is what we've been working for - Pensioners

"Today's announcement of a Royal Commission into Aged Care is welcomed by the Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association (CPSA)", said CPSA Policy Coordinator Paul Versteege.

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Future Age Pensioners Rejoice: pension age 70 ditched by Government

"CPSA welcomes that the Australian Government has finally seen sense and ditched its plan to increase the Age Pension age to 70", said CPSA Policy Coordinator, Paul Versteege.

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Pensioners support creation of Social Security Commission

"CPSA supports the Private Members' Bill introduced by Cathy McGowan to establish a social security commission", said CPSA Policy Coordinator, Paul Versteege.

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Centrelink call centres to remain understaffed: Pensioners

"CPSA is calling on the Australian Government to employ a further 2,500 staff to its Centrelink call centres to answer the 44 million calls annually that simply ring out", said CPSA Policy Coordinator Paul Versteege.

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Internet Supplement to compensate pensioners

"Services like Centrelink and Medicare have achieved huge operational cost savings by moving their customer interface online. However, access to the online customer interface comes at a cost to pensioners and other low income households", said CPSA Policy Coordinator Paul Versteege.

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