pensioners

Widowed seniors face ‘unlivable’ pensions at most vulnerable

premium_icon Widowed seniors face ‘unlivable’ pensions at most vulnerable

Pensions are cut by 33% after a spouse dies, leaving widows to pay the same bills...

Westpac’s $280K ‘fraud’ on frail couple

Westpac’s $280K ‘fraud’ on frail couple

‘Devastated’: pensioners could lose home after $280,000 ‘fraud’

‘Welfare for the wealthy’: Our $6.3b rort

‘Welfare for the wealthy’: Our $6.3b rort

18 per cent of pensioners own homes worths more than $1m.

‘She tells me she wants to die’: aged-care horror stories

premium_icon ‘She tells me she wants to die’: aged-care horror stories

Horror revealed at Royal Commission into Aged Care forum

Woman, 102, ‘kills’ neighbour, 92

Woman, 102, ‘kills’ neighbour, 92

102-year-old French woman suspected of killing 92-year-old neighbour

ELECTION: Locals stand to lose on franking credits

premium_icon ELECTION: Locals stand to lose on franking credits

Franking credits and any changes have divided the electorate

BETTY'S VIEW: Pensioners are struggling

premium_icon BETTY'S VIEW: Pensioners are struggling

Large GST adds to the cost of living

Morrison’s pre-election cash handout

Morrison’s pre-election cash handout

The plan is worth $144 billion over 10 years.

Pensioner statistic that rang alarm bells

premium_icon Pensioner statistic that rang alarm bells

The Federal Government has launched a crackdown on pension rorting.

Pensioner’s letter to tradie over Macca’s gift

Pensioner’s letter to tradie over Macca’s gift

IT’S the story that keeps on giving.

Hospital equipment ticked off wish list

Hospital equipment ticked off wish list

Bingo profits help hospital

Pensioners outraged at park power bills.

premium_icon Pensioners outraged at park power bills.

PENSIONERS are gathering and fighting for a fair electricity rate.

Shorten backflips on controversial policy

Shorten backflips on controversial policy

Policy had drawn strong criticism from the federal government

Pitt, Shorten exchange barbs over tax policy changes

Pitt, Shorten exchange barbs over tax policy changes

Mr Pitt has called it 'a tax grab.'

Pensioner group responds to aged-care hotel change proposal

Pensioner group responds to aged-care hotel change proposal

Metro's change to nursing home 'speeds up new-bed process'

Many good memories in lively history

Many good memories in lively history

Seniors' social club turns 70

Caravan park's 80 residents one step closer to homelessness

Caravan park's 80 residents one step closer to homelessness

Caravan park residents call on government to fix housing shortage

Former pensioners getting a lousy hand

Former pensioners getting a lousy hand

An obscure pension rule has cost some pensioners a packet.

Centrelink saga may become your problem

Centrelink saga may become your problem

Centrelink crisis set to bring misery to more unwitting customers

Thieves steal irreplaceable items from Fraser Coast couple

Thieves steal irreplaceable items from Fraser Coast couple

War pins and wedding rings were stolen.

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