MEDIA RELEASE: ACOSS/UNSW report highlights the need to increase Newstart and ensure the age pension is sufficient to prevent older Australians living in poverty

21 February 2020
Today’s report ‘2020 Poverty in Australia Overview’ highlights the fact that the government’s refusal to increase Newstart is forcing many older Australians to live way below the poverty line, the peak consumer body of older Australians said today.

MEDIA RELEASE: Anglicare’s rental snapshot paints stark picture of housing affordability for pensioners

29 April 2019
Anglicare’s Rental Affordability Snapshot released today reveals aged pensioners are among those most vulnerable to rental housing stress in Australia, with rental housing affordability for people on the aged pension dropping to a six-year low.