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Another 'small change' rise expected

SEPTEMBER 20 will see an increase in the age pension - how much is not yet known - but the rise is guaranteed to be small change.

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Sydney’s electricity price crisis: Fat cats get power discounts while we shiver

Electricity company fat cats and thousands of their staff are among the few people in NSW who do not have to worry about skyrocketing electricity bills — because they get a 25 per cent staff discount.

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Carer better off on pension

Choose wisely – It seems the devil is in which payment you choose. On reaching age pension age, recipients must choose between remaining on the carer payment or moving to the age pension, which are both paid at the same rate.

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Call for strategy as falls top list of preventable deaths

SHOCKING new figures show a 400 per cent increase in the number of premature and potentially preventable deaths in Australian nursing homes over the past decade, leading to a call for a national prevention strategy.

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Coalition won't retire its policy to lift pension age to 70

It's the "zombie" policy the Turnbull Government refuses to kill off. When then treasurer Joe Hockey delivered the 2014 "lifters and leaners" budget he announced the pension age would rise to age 70.

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