fbpx
Saturday, December 4, 2021

Have your say on the pension

National Seniors Australia will host a free webinar titled, Is the pension fair? on Wednesday 8 December.

Panellists include Dr David Knox, Dr Deborah Ralston and Noel Whittaker, with National Seniors Chief Advocate, Ian Henschke (pictured) to chair the online event.

“This is a rare chance to hear three of Australia’s leading experts on the ins and outs of our retirement system. We’ll look at the big questions: Should we have a universal pension? Why do we penalise pensioners who work? Is the pension fair?” said Mr Henschke.

“People can expect a robust and informative discussion on the adequacy of the pension and how we can improve the system as a whole,” he said.

“I’m excited to hear from Dr Knox, Dr Ralston and Noel Whittaker – three people who’ve demonstrated over decades a commitment to improving outcomes for ALL older Australians.”

The webinar will also offer a platform for people to have their say.

“We want to make sure retirees are kept up to date about the key issues, particularly in the lead-up to the next budget and federal election,” said Mr Henschke. 

“It’s a great opportunity to give your views and join our campaigns to lobby government and drive real change. Together, we can make a difference. Remember you have to speak to get heard.”

Registration is free and open to members and non-members.
 
Learn more here: https://bit.ly/IsThePensionFair For event registration: bit.ly/Pension_Webinar

Latest Articles

Omicron case confirmed in Canberra

ACT Health has confirmed a new case of the COVID-19 Omicron strain in Canberra. The health authority says the...

Stand up drinking for fully vaccinated only

Patrons at Tasmanian venues where 'stand up drinking' is permitted will need to be fully vaccinated from Monday December 6.The new public...

Parramatta to start 2022 with a bang

The City of Parramatta will kick off 2022 with a collective bang as it hosts a series of five New Year’s Eve...

Canberra introduces new public health bill

Life in Canberra is set to take another step towards COVID-normal under the ACT Government’s Public Health Amendment Bill 2021 (No 2),...

Tweed Shire event search begins

Parkes is known for its Elvis Festival, Tamworth is on the map for its annual Country Music Festival, while Byron is home...