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2017: Pension age to 70 and what else?

Back in September last year, the Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter, confirmed that the Turnbull Government still wants to increase the Age Pension eligibility age to 70.

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Centrelink Scammer Alert

CPSA wants to warn readers to be aware of phone calls from scammers pretending to be from the Department of Human Services or Centrelink.

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Privatisation spectre looms again

Will they ever learn? Will the Productivity Commission ever admit that privatisation cannot cure all ills? And why has the Australian Government put them up to writing another pro-privatisation report when the failure of privatisation in so many cases is something everyone can see.

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Liquid funerals

BURIALS are expensive, cremations not environmentally friendly. The funeral industry has come up with a number of alternatives. Water cremation is one of them.

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Census night is 9 August: be prepared

THE AUSTRALIAN census was first taken in 1911 and has played an important role in charting the nation's history and directing its future. On 9 August 2016, for the first time ever, you will have the option to complete the census online.

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