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Budget 2018 a fizzer for older Australians

"All in all, for older Australians, Budget 2018 does not live up to the hype that preceded its release. Measures related to aged care, the Pension Loans Scheme and Work Bonus are minor", said CPSA Policy Coordinator Paul Versteege.

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Budget 2018: Pensioners in Canberra on Tuesday

CPSA will be in Canberra on Budget night to provide comment on measures affecting pensioners and retirees, particularly those on low to mid incomes.

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Participate in the CPSA bereavement survey

CPSA has been asked by the NSW Government to provide a report on the impact of the death of a close person such as a spouse or parent on the social lives, health and personal finances of older people, and recommend changes to Government policy. In addition to looking at published reports, CPSA wanted to ask its members and friends directly about these matters.

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New quality and safety commission: cosmetic make-over

"The new Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission announced today will not change what happens in nursing homes and will not change the quality of care provided, because aged care standards are left untouched", said CPSA Policy Coordinator Paul Versteege.

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Pensioners welcome dividend imputation exemption

"CPSA welcomes the continued availability to pensioners of cashbacks as part of dividend imputation under proposed reforms by the Australian Labor Party", said CPSA Policy Coordinator Paul Versteege.

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