As a result of sweeping funding cuts, Community Legal Centres across Australia will be forced to close their doors or turn people away due to a 30% cut to Commonwealth funding. This will be catastrophic.
The NSW Minister for Ageing Tanya Davies has announced more than $3 million in new funding agreements for four NSW ageing advocacy organisations.
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.
CPSA wants to warn readers to be aware of phone calls from scammers pretending to be from the Department of Human Services or Centrelink.
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.