Budget 2014: Pensioners in the Firing Line

Single pensioners will be $80 a week worse off in ten years under the Federal Government's proposed changes to the indexing of the aged pension in the 2014 Budget. Ian Yates, CE of leading seniors advocate COTA Australia said the changes to indexing, flagged to begin in three years time, would have a huge and damaging impact on the lives of over 1.5 million pensioners.

COTA Australia Media Release

Released: 13-May-2014

Single pensioners will be $80 a week worse off in ten years under the Federal Government's proposed changes to the indexing of the aged pension in the 2014 Budget. Ian Yates, CE of leading seniors advocate COTA Australia said the changes to indexing, flagged to begin in three years time, would have a huge and damaging impact on the lives of over 1.5 million pensioners.

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