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DO YOU THINK PENSIONERS SHOULD OF HAD THERE PAYMENT INCREASED LIKE JOB KEEPER?

By lisa1963 . Created on 21 Jul, 2020
Current Affairs 125 votes | 14 Comments
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Gillie said on Sep 19, 2020
Yes of course.
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Rhonda said on Aug 18, 2020
Absolutely. As a pensioner, it is very hard to live on the pension as it is, and a very strict budget. We tend to be forgotten.
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Nicola said on Aug 5, 2020
Yes, I am on DSP and studying at university also I struggle with chronic debilitating headaches and finding it hard to pay for my treatment because I am under the care of a neurologist, psychiatrist and other medical specialists. Which every visit cost $300 upward at least the least neurologist charges the medicare rate but medication is not cheap. It makes my blood boil when some of these job-seeker recipients liv...
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Anonymous said on Aug 5, 2020
Yes . I'm only young I'm my mum's career along with being a mother myself . I see her struggle daily and I'm always left with nothing as I always give it to my mum I have not a cent to my name as I help her fortnight cause no one else will . It's disgusting alot of the people I see get paid are spending it on drugs and alcohol where as there are people that actually need it to out food on th...
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Georgina said on Aug 3, 2020
I am on DSP it sucks I hate being on DSP & was managing quite well up until late last year, not sure if it's due to a change in both my hubby's & my health or what, but we have struggled financially quite a bit this year. I have a number of autoimmune diseases which require a few different medications, a couple of them are not on the PBS, this is because there is no 'cheap version', my hu...
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Anonymous said on Jul 31, 2020
Absolutely - mum is a pensioner and is battling to put food on her table - not good enough for those who have worked their entire lives paying taxes and doing the right thing.
Mrs said on Jul 29, 2020
Pensioners received 2 x $750 = $1500 While this is not a pension increase it is money to pay for whatever the receiver deems appropriate. And we are all going to have to learn to live with less over the next 20yrs. Some in there 80s will remember this type of living from their 20s
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Marijana said on Jul 28, 2020
Look in this case I don’t think it had any benefit to increase wages to people already in some type of Centrelink payment , they should have left it how it was and paid for people who lost jobs and helped international workers with an amount to get by, not leave them helpless. (Heard too many sad stories)