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PensionFacts

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 - 

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#GetTheFacts

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 - 

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Pokies reform

40% of the revenue that goes through these machines can be attributed to the problem gamblers. The harm this causes the community is enormous. As money is taken out of family budgets the social costs add up, and are estimated at $4.7b per year.

The Greens’ policy of limiting bets to $1 is a simple reform that won’t affect most players, but will help problem gamblers limit their losses.

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