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Government review of payments finds cash is critical to economy

It was supposed to be all about new technology like cards, phones, online commerce, crypto and digital currencies but the government’s Payments System Review made a surprising finding. Cash is critical to the economy and must be protected. Yesterday, treasurer Josh Frydenberg released the long-awaited Payments System Review which investigated how Australia’s payment system is run and governed. The review recognises that non-cash

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$250 bonus payment for Christmas to FTB parents but ParentsNext is back along with cuts to JobSeeker, JobKeeper and childcare subsidies. This is the single mum guide to budget 2020. https://singlemum.com.au/australia-single-mum-budget-2020?utm_source=Single+Parent+Australia+Mailing+List&utm_campaign=622518cb4f-Single+parent+call-out+-+Daily+Mail+Austr_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4d191119fd-622518cb4f-712338773

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Pension deeming rates under review

“The government is balancing the budget on the backs of pensioners” Deeming rates are set to be slashed after years of inaction by government. part-pensioners who have been stung by high deeming rates since 2015 may get some relief as the government finally prepares to review the current rates. Minister for Social Services Anne Rushton has asked for departmental advice

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The great Cash Converters FAIL

From Unofficial Centrelink News: Have you been EXCLUDED from the Cash Converters loan remediation program? Cash Converters agreed to repay 118,000 borrowers who were sold unsuitable loans online. But hundreds of thousands of borrowers have missed out on full loan refunds because they signed up to the same loans in a Cash Converters store. “All eligible customers have now been

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Seven big changes to family & child care benefits & what they mean for your family

“It is not a choice for many of us to be on welfare, and if you realised the damage you are continually doing to that part of society you would stop doing it.” After four years of political manoeuvreing, an amazing, heartfelt impassioned speech by single mother and independent senator Jacqui Lambie signalled the passage, finally, of the government’s Omnibus

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How to save thousands fixing your child’s teeth

As soon your child’s adult teeth start appearing, parents can be faced with problems with their bite stemming from misaligned teeth. The technical term for this is ‘malocclusion’ and can lead to chewing difficulties, speech impediments, mouth breathing, snoring, self confidence issues, protruding front teeth, sports injuries and a higher chance of severe tooth decay and gingivitis. These parents will

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