Social Issues

Benefits of Raising Newstart

Posted on: Wed 19 Sep 2018

A new report suggests that an increase to the Newstart allowance by $75 would lead to a boost in consumer spending and could create 10,000 jobs and lift wages.

Pas Forgione, from the Anti-Poverty Network, joins Breakfast‘s Tom Mann and Casey Tonkin to discuss the push to raise the Newstart allowance.

Produced by Tom Mann

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