Tuesday, 15 March 2016

The Older Women's Network Australia Inc.'s IWD Event at NSW Parliament House

Older women still facing significant issues in housing ...

5 days ago - Older women who do not own a home will not be able to afford city rentals once they are fully reliant on the age pension,” said Ms Ryan.

Monday, 14 March 2016

Shame, shame, shame

Don't hold me to the exact wording but this is what Scott Morrison, Federal Treasurer, essentially said to a business conference this morning: 
'Government Pensions are a welfare to supplement those who have not saved enough monies for their retirement.'  Scott Morrison
This is not the first time we have heard that "pensions are a welfare...". How come what we paid for all of our working lives through our taxes suddenly, when we reach a certain age, this what we paid for, when no superannuation was available, becomes welfare"