WITH all this talk about how pensioners and other households will be affected by the carbon tax, public and community housing tenants were originally relieved that the compensation to pensioners and allowance recipients is to be in the form of a supplement rather than as part of the base rate of pensions and allowances.
There was a lot of outrage when Vision Care NSW's Spectacle program was suspended in February.
DESPITE clear evidence emerging that Australians rejected the idea of effectively being forced to sell or reverse mortgage the family home, the Council on the Ageing (COTA) kept pushing the forced sale/reverse mortgage recommendations.
IN SPITE of warnings by NSW Fair Trading Minster Anthony Roberts about funeral insurance, advertising by funeral insurance companies will continue in the NSW Seniors Card Directory.
CPSA calls for increased consumer protection for deceased estates comprising of a dwelling in a residential park.
SHADOW Treasurer, Joe Hockey, recently made statements about Australia’s welfare system, criticising “universal entitlement”.