Centrelink has a specialist team to support grandparent, foster and kinship carers. For those receiving Centrelink payments, you can now access your Centrelink payment summaries, which you will need to prepare your tax return.
The $250 Power Saving Bonus is a once-off payment available to Victorian households with at least one concession cardholder in residence. All pension types will be eligible – age pension, disability support pension, carer payment and single parenting payment.
With this year’s federal budget delayed by COVID-19, COTA Australia has had time to make an extra pre-budget submission, advocating for new measures to support older Australians in the COVID-19 context.
The rate of Newstart is woefully inadequate, which is a big issue for older workers. COTA Australia, Benevolent Society and National Seniors recently joined forces to call for Raising the Rate of Newstart.
On the 18 May, Australians will choose between Scott Morrison’s ‘a fair go if you have a go’ pitch or Bill Shortens’ ‘a fair go for everyone’ action plan. But is there really a ‘fair go’ for older Australians?
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