Cost of living
Pensioners and sel-undedretirees holding a CommonwealthSeniors Health Card will get acash increase o $338 each yearor singles and $510 each yearor couples combined under theHousehold Assistance Package.
(18 July 2011)
“The price o groceries will go up by veper cent under a $26 a tonne carbon tax.”
Food and grocery prices will increase by 0.4 per cent atmost under the Government’s carbon price. This is less than80 cents per week or the average household, who are getting$10.10 a week rom the Gillard Government to help withincreased costs.
(25 May 2011)
“Look, it’s particularly important that westop this toxic tax because o the impact it will have onolder people.”