Salvation Army latest voice to call for lift in unemployment benefit

May 24 2018 - 12:30am
Life on just $17 a day after the rent is paid
Life on just $17 a day after the rent is paid

AT the start of the month, Liberal MP Julia Banks found herself the object of public ridicule when she said could live on the $40 a day  – or $545.80 a fortnight – that a single person with no dependants receives on the unemployment allowance, Newstart.

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