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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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Sweetener deal fails to placate angry ex-pensioners

Seniors have rubbished the government's latest sweetener deal aimed at placating Australians who have been booted off the pension.

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Mandatory test: Older drivers facing discrimination, says pensioner group

After 60 years behind the wheel, Shirley Bains was affronted when she had to sit the drivers' licence test last week to mark her 85th birthday.

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Backlash builds after NSW fire levy protest ‘ignored’

The NSW government is battling a backlash from homeowning pensioners who face sharp ­increases in local council rates with the addition of a fire and emergency levy running to hundreds of dollars.

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Cash-free by 2020: economist

Seniors living in regional locations are at risk of being left behind when Australia becomes a cashless society, according to the local branch of the Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association (CPSA).

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