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Social Security

Federal Budget 2019: Social Security

2 April 2019
The Federal Treasurer, Mr Josh Frydenberg, handed down the 2019/20 Federal Budget at 7:30 pm (AEDT) on 2 April 2019. The budget focuses on “restoring the nation's finances”, further strengthening the economy to create more jobs and to “guarantee the essential services”. The social security highlight include...

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Federal Budget 2018 – Social Security

8 May 2018
The 2018-19 Budget includes a big increase in the number of aged Care Home Care packages, to enable older people to receive increased services in their home rather than in residential aged care. It also includes a number of initiatives designed to encourage older people to remain engaged in the workforce, including changes aimed at older small business owners.

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Federal Budget 2017 – Social Security

9 May 2017
Overall, the Budget said the Social Security budget Social security and welfare function are estimated to increase by 3.3 per cent in real terms from 2016-17 to 2017-18, and by 8.9 per cent in real terms from 2017-18 to 2020-21...

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Federal Budget 2016: social security

4 May 2016
Key points on social security from the Federal Budget 2016 announcement, including eligibility for the Disability Support Pension and changes to the Age Pension Assets Test...

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