THE NATIONAL Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has been gaining increasing momentum and it is certainly needed. There is no doubt about that.
THE AUSTRALIAN Government is currently negotiating a free trade agreement called the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement which they hope to finalise by the end of this year.
“Pensioners are looking forward to their pension increase on 20 March where singles on the maximum rate will receive an extra $17.90 per week while couples will receive an extra $27 (combined)”, said Senior Policy Advisor, Amelia Christie.
CPSA has resigned from the NSW Older Driver Taskforce, which is conducting a review of older driver testing in NSW.
LAST YEAR, CPSA was contacted by Amanda (not her real name) whose parents were in a nursing home and suffering from poor care.
FROM 20 March 2013 pensioners will not only receive their six monthly pension increase but also their first instalment of the Clean Energy Supplement.