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Proposed changes to Newstart may impact you

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This morning in the Breakfast Show I spoke with Shadow Minister for Families and Social Services Linda Burney about the Government's proposed changes to Newstart eligibility. Particularly for those who become redundant from work, the changes may mean you would have to wait 6 months to obtain the Newstart allowance, and, if you have 'liquid assets' valued at $18,000 or more, you may be ineligible to access Newstart. Particularly for those in the 50 years plus bracket, it may really impact you at a time you need it least!

Listen to what Linda Burney had to say here: