Over the last week, we’ve been listening to feedback from the community - and it’s clear that there’s a lot of misinformation around about the Greens’ agreement on retirement income. So - we've prepared some resources to set the record straight.
The truth is, 171,500 pensioners will be better off because of this change to the pension system, and 50,000 more people will now get a full pension. Those with fewer assets who benefit from this scheme, will be $30 a fortnight better off.
Let's set the record straight -
A better targeted pension system means directing support to those who need it most. This is something the Greens believe is vital to ensuring that older Australians can retire with dignity.