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Jobkeeper vs the pension

Michael is joined by Ian Henschke, Chief Advocate for National Seniors Australia, about Jobkeeper payments vs the pension.

With plans to extend the JobKeeper, JobSeeker, tax relief – the Federal Government has made radical changes to income support during the COVID-19 pandemic.

But was about the average aged pensioner?  Mr Henschke suggests that the time is right to consider a universal pension with no means test, along with tax reform, which would provide great benefit to both older populations and the wider community.

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