In the Media

Access to healthcare a top priority

Improving access to medical treatment is high on the agenda of the Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association of NSW, according to president Grace Brinckley OAM.

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Push for free paper bills

A CAMPAIGN is under way to get Australian businesses to return to free paper billing.

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Assaults on aged care residents on the rise on the Gold Coast

Physical and sexual assaults on vulnerable people in aged care have more than doubled since 2009 and the rate of attacks has increased by 27 per cent in one year, sparking alarm among lobby groups.

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Older Australians reject calls to include family home in pension test

Groups representing older Australians are up in arms over a proposal to put an asset test on the family home, arguing it is unfair.

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'It's been a shock': Will's bills up more than $1000 this year as seniors lose concessions

Will Tuck began keeping track of how much his bills have risen in the new year. It's only just gone Australia Day and he's passed $1000.

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