Published: 05 January 2023
…and happy new year !
Canberrans on Centrelink payments get a cash raise starting this week.
It’s part of a series of changes that are being introduced from January 1st..
Centrelink payments will rise by an average of about 20 dollars a week.
Those in the A.C.T. on youth allowance will see a fortnightly rise of between $19 and $41 per fortnight.
Austudy has increased on average about Nine Dollars a fortnight.
There’s also an array of changes regarding tax –
And from this week – medicine on the Pharmaceuitical Benefit Scheme gets reduced – as part of the Federal Government’s plan to help ease the cost-of-living.
Medicare funded PCR tests for Covid now require a referral from your medical practitioner or nurse.